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|Vietnam's leading female martial artist Truong Thi Kim Tuyen (left). (Photo: sggp.org.vn)|
Hanoi - The Vietnam Taekwondo Federation and the Korean Culture Centre on October 8 inked a three-year agreement to comprehensively develop Taekwondo, the traditional martial arts of the Republic of Korea (RoK), in Vietnam.
Under the deal, the RoK will provide financial and technical support for Vietnam to promote Taekwondo from 2020 to 2023.
The East Asian country will help Vietnam organise Taekwondo tournaments, send talented Vietnamese athletes to the RoK for training, and provide Vietnam with leading experts.
The Korean Culture Centre also announced it will sponsor the 2020 Korean Ambassador Taekwondo Cup in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue this month. About 750 martial artists from Taekwondo clubs around Vietnam are expected to take part.