▲ Iliana Yotova, The Vice President of Bulgaria is opening the ceremony.
The 4th Multi European TKD Championship was held in Sofia Bulgaria. The Championship was begins in 2th June and will be continued to 8th June in the EFE hall of the Marinela Hotel. More than 1,200 competitors from 36 countries are taking part in the race, which runs from June 2-8. During the competition the historic first Para Taekwondo Grand Prix starts in 6th June.
The opening ceremony was opened by The Vice President of Bulgaria Iliana Yotova.
"It is a great honor for me to open the 4th edition of the Multi European Championship in Sofia. I am sure it will not be just a competition, it will be a celebration of the spirit. I will not forget how Mr. Binev told a few months ago What is coming this summer in Sofia Thousands of athletes will come here, from hundreds of countries, as well as many great personalities, I will not exaggerate if I say that this summer is taekwondo summer 2022. Accept special congratulations from President Rumen Radev, who will be the patron at the two world championships to be held in Sofia next month, which is a great honor for him, pride and obligation. We dream of Bulgaria returning to those places it deserves in many sports, "said by Iliana Yotova.
▲ Slavi Binev, The President of Bulgarian Taekwondo Federation is made a opening speech.
In response, Slavi Binev, The President of Bulgarian Taekwondo Federation said “Ms. Yotova, your attitude towards sports in general gives us hope and morally helps us to go in the right direction, because the Presidential Institution shows state attitude. You understand that sport is not just medals, it is work with society, with the people we have to turn into a role model.”
In the opening ceremony, many special guests were attended. The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea HE Li Ho-Shik, Prof. Alexander Marinov, Chairman of the Strategic Council of the President, Prof. Daniela Dasheva, President of the World Children's Taekwondo Federation Soo-Nam Park, and ‘Taekwondo for UNESCO Committee’ Chairman Jae-Chun Choi, and many other business guests. politics from Bulgaria and abroad.
▲ Soo-Nam Park, the President of the World Children's Taekwondo Federation and Jae-Chun Choi the Chairman of ‘Taekwondo for UNESCO Committee’ is introduced to The Vice President Iliana Yotova By the President of Bulgarian Taekwondo Federation Slavi Binev.