Tuesday, 23 July, 2024

Whampoa Wins

The Whampoa CC Taekwondo Poomsae Championships sanctioned by the Singapore Taekwondo Federation attracted 144 teams from 22 clubs. It was held on 29 July 2007 at Whampoa CC.

The teams competed in 3 categories – Junior, Youth and Senior.

While Kampong Ubi View RC showed their strength in the junior category by taking the overall junior title, Bendemeer Secondary School and Singapore Polytechnic emerged champions for the youth and senior categories respectively. The overall championship title went to Whampoa CC.

Said Mr Chow Pak Hoong, the instructor for Whampoa CC, after the event: “I am very happy that the response for the tournament was overwhelming. Seeing the participants giving off their best, cheering for their team-mates and advising fellow participants of their mistakes made my day.

“My thanks go to everyone who has contributed to the successful completion of the event. I am especially grateful to the unflinching support of Mr Heng Chee How, Minister of State for Health, Mr Goh Sik Ngee, PPA, PBM, Chairman Whampoa CC CCMC) and Mr Milan Kwee, President, Singapore Taekwondo Federation. They have certainly added prestige and colour to the event.”

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