The European Cadet Championships 2023 will take place this coming 19-21 October in Belgrade Serbia, where Europe’s best cadet athletes will measure their strength, technique, skills and desire from Belgrade’s iconic Ranko Zeravica sports facility.

For the Serbia Taekwondo Federation, this tournament represents a great challenge, and makes Belgrade the host city for the first official European Championship awarded to Serbia.

The European Cadet Championships 2023 promises to be an extraordinary event that will bring together young and talented taekwondo athletes from all over Europe, explained in his welcome letter Mr. Dejan Burčul, President of Serbia Taekwondo Federation.

Dejan Burčul

Also Mr. Miroslav Krklješ Serbia Taekwondo Federation, General Secretary, believes that the European Cadet Championship is not just a competition; it is an opportunity to witness the future stars of taekwondo in action who have already arrived in the city of Belgrade with high hopes.

ETU present

In an institutional message, European Taekwondo Union President Sakis Pragalos expressed his pride for the European Cadet Championships in Serbia. He stressed that this championship is a significant recognition of Serbia’s progress in the sport and its development. He also extended a warm welcome to all participants and expressed his hope that they would enjoy the hospitality of the Serbian people during their stay in the country.


For three days we will be able to see cadet competition at its best, distributed in height categories, where the youngest and future taekwondo stars will be looking for the first place.

Since the 17th, the Organising Committee and ETU officials have been working on accreditations at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and the Ranko Zeravica sports hall.

The competition (Draws) will be available to the public one day before the start of the event, at 19:00 hrs. You can access them on the official ETU website:

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Competition schedule by category.

19 October 2023:

Women’s categories: U 144cm, U 148cm, U 152cm, U 156cm
Men’s categories: U 148cm, U 152cm, U 156cm

20 October 2023:

Women’s categories: U 160cm, U 164cm, U 168cm
Men’s categories: U 160cm, U 164cm, U 168cm

21 October 2023:

Women’s categories: U 172cm, U 176cm, U 176cm, OVER 176cm

Men’s categories:

U 172cm, U 176cm, U 180cm, U 180cm, OVER 180cm

Team Managers’ Meeting A crucial meeting of Team Managers is scheduled for 18 October 2023, from 19:00 to 20:00 hours. The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.