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20.05.2022 Athletics

Ghana Taekwondo President Lartey Otu appointed onto World Taekwondo Commonwealth Board

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Ghana Taekwondo President Lartey Otu appointed onto World Taekwondo Commonwealth Board
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President of the Ghana Taekwondo Federation, Frederick Lartey Otu, has been appointed a member of the World Taekwondo Commonwealth Taekwondo Management Board.

In a letter signed by President of World Taekwondo Chungwon Choue, the board is expected to work to get Taekwondo to be officially included in the Commonwealth Games to be held in Victoria, Australia in 2026.

The letter dated, May 16, 2022, has also tasked Mr. Otu to engage with the Commonwealth Games Federation members in Ghana and Africa for Taekwondo to be considered.

World Taekwondo in the letter acknowledged the passion of Mr. Otu in his dedication to the development of Taekwondo.

This adds to the other portfolios; 2nd Vice President of Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), Vice President of National Paralympic Committee- Ghana, Council Member and Chairman of the development committee of the African Taekwondo Union (AFTU)

In a related development, the World Taekwondo has awarded Mr. Otu, a level 1, WT Technical Delegate certificate in Kyorugi after a course.

His Certificate runs till May 14, 2024.
In February this year, Mr. Otu served as Technical Delegate for the 5th African Para-Taekwondo, championships in Niger.

Having served as President of GTF for 9 years, Mr. Frederick Lartey Otu's hard work, passion, and developmental ideas have been duly recognized by the sporting fraternity, especially the Taekwondo circles.

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