Update : Monday, October 16, 2017
Kyungmin University 'Performing the history of Korea', win a victory for the first time in Hanmadang2017 Hanmadang closing ceremony was held on August 1... 2018 will open in Jeju.

Kyungmin University(Hyun-tae Kwak and 12players) stood at the top of '2017 Anyang World Taekwondo Hanmadang' in Senior Team competition.

The picture of Kyungmin University's A team which won the first prize.

On August 1, 'The 2017 Anyang World Taekwond Hanmadang' ended at Ahnyang Indoor Gymnasium and Kyungmin University Scored an average of 81.50 point, and they were crowned the winner of Senior ⅠⅡ Team competition, beating out Kei-myung University(79.40) and Youngin University(72.10).

Coming off the past records, second-place in 2014 and third-place in 2015, Kyungmin University first-time tasted the joy of victory, showing their special themes such as Ahn Jung-geun, Lee Bong-Chang, Yu Gwan-sun and other independence fighters in Japanese colonization of Korea.

The team competition, called a flower of Hanmadang, made up of an appointed Taekowndo skills(Creative Poomsae, Self-defense, One-jump kick breaking, Multiple target breaking, All-round breaking, Creative breaking, Power breaking) in various ways and performs within 5 minutes and 30 seconds with 9 to 11 players (including 1 to 2 women.).

In addition, in the Knife hand breaking(Female) in Senior I Ⅱ, which is the first event of Hanmadang, Master Kim(Ace Seoul) topped the table, breaking 12 boards herself.

Also, Korea's Jae-ok Park(1995, In Song) who is the oldest participant broke 11 boards, but he came just third in spite of his efforts in the final Knife hand breaking (Male).

On the other hand, the Hanmadang which was held over four days from July 29, closed the curtains after the closing ceremony held at 3:00 pm on August 1.

Kukkiwon presented a plaque of appreciation to some people who was devoted to the success of the closing ceremony including the Mayor of Anyang, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Chairman of the Safety Administration of Anyang , and the general manager of Woori Bank in Korea.

The picture of a award ceremony of domestic team competition.

Anyang also awarded the honorary citizenship certificate of Anyang to the president of Kukkiwon Oh Hyun-deuk, the secretary generalorganizing committee Choi Jae-moo and the general secretary of Kukkiwon Oh Dae-young.

The 2018 World Taekowndo Hanmadang will open in Jeju.

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