Elections to elect a new World Federation Board of Directors will be held online on October 11. A total of 40 candidates, representing five continents, are running for the 17 available Council member positions and 2 candidates are running for the position of Auditor.

Among the requirements for nominations, candidates must not have any legal problems, or have been involved in acts of corruption.

The current president, Dr. Chungwon Choue is running for re-election without opposition.

For Europe, four (04) men will be elected to the position. Six (06) are registered.

Anatoly TEREKHOVRussia
Angelo CITOItaly
Anna VASSALLO (Ms.)Malta
Metin SAHINTurkey
Pascal GENTILFrance
Sarah Stevenson JENNINGS MBE (Ms.)Great Britain
Slavtcho Pentchev BINEVBulgaria

World and Olympic medalist Pascal Gentil (France) stands out as a candidate.
The World Champion Sarah Stevenson (GB)

Among these members, at least one woman member must be elected from each Continental Union. The candidate receiving the highest vote shall be elevated to Vice President.

Some Europe Leaders

The World Taekwondo Election Committee is composed of the following members:

  • President: Ms. Aicha Garad Ali, Vice-President of World Taekwondo and IOC member.
  • Member: Mr. Jean-Marie Ayer, Chairman of the World Taekwondo Development and Member Relations Commission
  • Mr. Jungheon Kim, Chairman of the World Taekwondo Poomsae Committee

Carlos Hernández / Mundotaekwondo.com