4th Lagos International Taekwondo Classics Kicks Off

By Ikenga Chronicles November 23, 2017

4th Lagos International Taekwondo Classics Kicks Off

The 4th edition of the Lagos International Taekwondo Classics kicks off today at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.

Sponsored by the Lagos State Government, the Classics is being organised to expose Lagos State athletes to international competitions.

It also seeks to create a platform for Nigerian taekwondo athletes to compete with their counterparts around the world in accordance with international standards.

Countries to participate in the five-day event are Nigeria, Seychelles, Niger, Ghana, Mali, France, South Korea and India.

Apart from taekwondo athletes from all over Nigeria, 26 Lagos State athletes will be competing in both male and female categories and the star athletes from Lagos to look out for are Ibrahim Idrees in the male category and Esther Uzoukwu in the female category.