The World Cup is the largest international club tournament in the ITF, open to Blue, Red & Black Belts. The event is held every two years, with previous hosts, Montego Bay, Jamaica (2014), Brighton, England (2012), Riva Del Garda, Italy (2008), Benidorm, Spain (2006) and Orlando, United States (2004) ,
This year a record 1852 competitors took part from 236 clubs in 58 countries. 72 of those competitors were from Scotland’s schools; ABC, GMAC, NTA & Scotia.
A number of medals were won over the 5 day event, with a special mention to Northern Taekwon-Do Academies who placed 5th overall in the Medal Classification for Schools, achieving 5 Gold, 2 Silver and 3 Bronze. Overall Scotland placed 11th in the Medal Classification for country with 6 Gold, 4 Silver and 6 Bronze.
The 2018 World Cup, will take place in Australia’s Gold Coast.