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News Releases and Advisories

The 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships take place at Bill Copeland Sports Centre in Burnaby, B.C November 16-20, 2016. Stay up to date with event media releases and advisories listed below:

Event Advisory (November 14, 2016)

Entry List And Excitement Growing, Media Registration Open (October 27, 2016)

British Columbia Will Be Well Represented At The WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships (August 29, 2016)

Burnaby On Target For World Junior Taekwondo Championships (April 12, 2016)

Burnaby, Canada Set To Host 2016 World Taekwondo Junior Championships (February 22, 2016)

 

Fact Sheets

The 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships features more than 800 athletes from more than 100 countries competing in 10 divisions over five days in Burnaby, B.C.  Click here for the general media fact sheet.

A range of services and facilities is available for written and online press, photographers and broadcasters during the 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships to help facilitate coverage of this international event.  Click here for the media services fact sheet.

 

Event News

More than 800 athletes are competing for 80 medals at the 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships in Burnaby, B.C. Daily event summaries are available below:

Day 1 – Iran, Korea and Vietnam Capture Golds (November 16, 2016)

Day 2 – Korea and Thailand Capture Golds (November 17, 2016)

Day 3 – China, Chinese Taipei, Iran and Turkey win Gold (November 18, 2016)

Day 4 – Canada captures gold and bronze medals (November 19, 2016)

Day 5 – Championships conclude, Iran Takes Female Title; Korea Seizes Male Crown (November 20, 2016)

 

Photos for Media Download

Eighty medals are awarded in 10 divisions over five days of competition at the 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships in Burnaby, B.C.  Media can publish these photos with this credit: Courtesy: 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships.

Please note: the photos are for editorial use only. Commercial use of these photos is not permitted. Daily photos are available here.

 

Media Accreditation

Press, photographers, online and broadcast media are welcome to cover the 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships. Email Nancy Small, nsmall@tourismburnaby.com or visit the media workroom at Bill Copeland Sports Centre, 3676 Kensington Ave. in Burnaby, B.C. during the competition.