Thu, 19 Jun 2003

LG Cup features 360 tae kwon doins

JAKARTA: About 360 athletes from 30 provinces are taking part in the four-day National Tae Kwon Do Championship LG Cup, which starts on Thursday at the Senayan Tennis Indoor in Central Jakarta.

The competition, which will also serve as a qualifying event for the Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam this December, features eight classes in the men's and women's divisions.

Agum Gumelar, chairman of the National Sports Council, is scheduled to open the tournament, which has been sponsored by LG Electronics Indonesia since 1999.

The opening day will feature action in the men's and women's finweight and middleweight divisions, with the preliminaries starting at 9 a.m. and the final to be held in the evening. --JP