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Taekwondo Academies stand out at the 2022 Youth Games

This Saturday, May 7, young athletes from the taekwondo academies of the capital gathered at the majestic Alexis Argüello Sports Center, where they will demonstrate their skills acquired in the competitions of the first date of the championship at the Managua 2022 Youth Games.

During the Managua 2022 Youth Games, more than 100,000 young people will participate in 20 different sports disciplines, including baseball, basketball, indoor soccer, volleyball and boxing, as well as taekwondo, which is one of the sports that has gained the greatest popularity in recent years and that at the national level already has more than 5 thousand athletes, according to data from the Nicaraguan Federation of this branch of sport.

“The competition is taking place in an atmosphere of joy and brotherhood, with the assistance of the parents, relatives and friends of the young athletes, who are at the bar cheering their competitors, in the categories from 12 to 14, from 15 to 17 and 18 to 29 years old, in the modalities of Punsae and Combat”, said the Mayor of Managua, Compañera Reyna Rueda Alvarado during the event.

He also shared that in total the competitors of this sports discipline will be 382 athletes divided into 179 women and 203 men from the 16 Taekwondo academies of Districts I, II and III of the department of Managua.

The games are a sports platform to promote entertainment, fun and integration opportunities in all the territories of our Capital City, with a high population density.

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