RTC Gopeng recently become the place for over six hundred participants from various ages and gender battling against each other in 2015 National Community College Taekwondo Championship on December 5.
Over three hundred and forty eight medals were up for grabs in sixty nine different categories. Officiating the event was Dato’ Seri Grandmaster Professor Dr Sabree Saleh, the founder of Malaysia Global Taekwondo Federation (MGTF).
“This is the second year for us. The first championship was held in Johor where there were only two hundred and sixty eight medals. We have added eighty more medals for this year and hopefully more in the following years,” said Dr Sabree in his opening remarks.
The event saw Perak MGTF crowned as the overall winner with forty six gold, fifty two silver and sixty bronze medals, grabbing the majority of one hundred fifty eight medals out of the total amount. Ivy Choo Yean Nie from MGTF Perak won best female athlete for black belt category followed by Yeo Yong Shuan from Ang Dojang Pahang who received the medal for the same category for male.