Manchester is Ready…Are You?
The stage is set for the 2018 edition of the Manchester Grand Prix, over 250 athletes will compete in eight different weight categories, from female -49kg to male +80kg. Many household names will be going for gold including home grown hero and double Olympic champion Jade Jones, the Korean duo, Tae-hun Kim and Dae-hoon Lee, as well as 20 year old Russian star, Maksim Khramtcov who is looking to make it four golds out of four in this years Grand Prix series following success in Rome, Moscow and Taoyaun.
World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue had this to say about the upcoming event:
“So far this year, we have had three very successful and thoroughly entertaining Grand Prix’s in Rome, Moscow and Taoyuan. I have no doubt Manchester and next month’s Grand Prix Final in Fujairah, will be no different and will complete one of the best Grand Prix series we have had in many years. Manchester 2018 will provide a platform for fans around the world to watch the best compete against the best and give athletes the chance to boost their World Taekwondo Olympic Ranking points ahead of Tokyo 2020.”
The live coverage of the Manchester Grand Prix will offer an immersive experience for fans around the world who will have the opportunity to watch the action all day, everyday with access to every single fight, from the preliminary rounds all the way through to the final.
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