27th ITF national taekowndo championship was held in Ongole from December 28-30 at Police sports community hall. 400 Taekwondo players from 12 states participated in this annual championship organised by Ongole Taekwondo Association.
December 28: TAI President B.V. Ramanaiah conducted the black belt exam, referee training and general body meeting.
Opening ceremony on December 29:
National Taekwondo tournament was inaugurated by Ongole MLA Balineni Srinivasa Reddy and Prakasam district SP Dr. Kolli Raghurami Reddy. TAI-ITF President Master B.V. Ramanaiah and Ongole Taekwondo association General Secreatary SK. Kareemulla and SM Rafi played crucial role in conducting the event successfully.
Prakasam SP Dr. K. Raghurami Reddy inaugurated the event.
Closing ceremony on December 30:
Ongole MLA Balineni Srinivasa Reddy and TAI-ITF president B.V. Ramanaiah distributed prizes to the winners of 27th National Taekwondo tournament. Tamil Nadu team won the overall championship.
Ongole MLA Balineni Srinivasa Reddy sponsored the event.