2020 Olympics: Binga in Russia for Int’l Taekwondo Refs selection, training camp

President of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) Mrs Margret Binga will later on Monday join other global-ranked Referees from Europe and Africa to complete a four-day selection and training programme put together ahead of 2020 Olympic Games, according to World Taekwondo official website .

The event which is holding in Moscow, Russia with 100 invited Referees (30 from Africa and 70 from Europe) is organised by the World Taekwondo body.

Binga (a class two international referee) is only Nigerian who was invited and is taking part at the clinic.

If eventually selected, Binga will be among Referees expected to officiate at next year’s Olympic Games.

Apart from Olympics, Binga, a two-time African champion had featured at World Taekwondo Championship and Grand Prix Series.

The ongoing training programme was scheduled to bring together international referees from various continents in all parts of the world at various proposed dates.

While Africa and Europe participants are fixed for March 1 -4, Panama counterparts are scheduled for April 6-8 in Mexico. Asia and Oceania Referees are meant to converge April 18-21, 2019 in China.

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