Ethiopia Tops Medal Tally in Taekwondo at the 2nd African Youth Games

African Youth Games
Ethiopia has topped others in the overall medal tally in the Taekwondo competition at the 2nd African Youth Games. A total of 121 athletes, including 70 males, from 31 African countries took part in the taekwondo competition for top honors. Of the participating countries, 15 countries took home at least one medal. At the Taekwondo competitions, which took place on 27-29 May, 2014 at the Ditshupo...

Taekwondo is a way of life, Addisu Hurgessa

Addisu Hurgessa
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – It is been a while since Taekwondo, the South Korean marshal art, became a phenomenon in Addis. Even in small obscure corners, there are posters that advertise classes of Taekwondo. For Addisu Hurgessa, a young Master Instructor in his thirties, nothing gives more pleasure than seeing the local community embrace the sport. The five-Dan (black belt) holder Addisu started...