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29/03/2017 06:24

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Arab Taekwondo Championship: Algeria to compete with 10 athletes

ALGIERS- The Algerian teams of taekwondo (women/men), made up of 10 athletes, will compete in the Arab Nations Championship, to be held in Tunis on 25-26 March, with the participation of 70 athletes from ten countries.

The objective of the Algerian team, which flew Monday to Tunis, is to snatch the maximum number of medals and improve the raking compared with the last edition, President of the Algerian Federation of Taekwondo Abdelhak Taibi told Monday APS.

“We will participate in this competition with 10 athletes, including three women. Our main objective is to improve our ranking compared with the last edition as we won seven medals (1 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze),” said Taibi.

In addition to Algeria and Tunisia, the competition will see the participation of Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Libya, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Yemen.

The Algerian team will also participate in the international tournament “Open of Carthage” which will take place from 27 to 29 March in Tunis.