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Salou, headquarters I Open Taekwondo Catalonia 2010

Salou, headquarters I Open Taekwondo Catalonia 2010

Salou. Costa Dorada. On 11 January, signed the cooperation agreement between the Catalan Federation of Taekwondo Hall of Salou in order to organize the municipal sports pavilion last weekend of March (days 27 and 28) the first edition of the Open Taekwondo Catalonia -Salou 2010. The Open Taekwondo 2010 is the only competition that, with the support and supervision of the Catalan Federation of Taekwondo, is organized for competitors from 6 to 14 years in both male and female forms, accepting pumsae and Combat. In this first edition, participation is limited to 1,000 competitors, remain open to participation solely to competitors of Catalonia and the Principality of Andorra in total but are expected to move about 4,000 people a weekend of season. The objectives, as they described from the organization are many: from the development of the competition itself, to provide a useful and novel element that facilitates the interaction between different taekwondo and including a unique opportunity to spend a weekend enjoying family Open the organization of which also offer free play activities and parallel to the attendees. As explained by the representative of the Catalan Federation of Taekwondo, Clemente de la Fuente, "Tarragona is the territory where there are proportionately greater number of licenses with 1400" and in Catalonia there are a total of 12,000. For its part, the government insists that this policy of attracting sporting events or any related field leading a movement of people in low season is the line to continue to energize the city and bring wealth. "It will be a weekend which will see a large volume of visitors from all over Catalonia, many of them will stay in Salou, besides carrying out various activities in the municipality," explained the mayor, Pedro Granados. Salou City Council will invest € 20,000 in this event. We must also remember that the weekend prior to this competition is also scheduled another karate championship in Spain (20 and 21 March) also related to martial arts and that will be attended by athletes from more than 19 autonomous communities 350 competitors and over a thousand passengers.

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