The 2023 Belgian Open is about to start at the Sooverein Arena in Lommel in a G2 world ranking competition.

The president of @taekwondovlaanderen Erik Baert, officially welcomed the World Taekwondo technical delegate and the refereeing chiefs of the tournament that celebrates its 42nd anniversary.

On Saturday the senior category athletes will compete, while on Sunday cadets and junior, in 12 areas with Kpnp electronic systems.

Around 60 countries from five continents are in Lommel to earn their world ranking points as the Paris Olympics draw near.

«We have some of the most renowned athletes in the world here. In addition, a first level technical staff, and a lot of enthusiasm», said the technical delegate of the WT.

100 judges and technical support staff will be in the Sooverein room to provide a world-class event.

Technical delegates (WT): Philippe Bouëdo.

Chief Referees: Hassan Sadeghi, David Beckers

Soon we will know who puts his name here in the results.

Carlos Hernández