In an interview with Astan News reporter and introducing Taekwondo as an Olympic sport, Hossein Hossein Zadeh stressed, “Taekwondo board of Astan Quds Razavi’s Institute of Physical Education holds many different tournaments for both men and women throughout the year and this institute enjoys a very good record in this area”.
In line with his remark, he referred to training classes of Taekwondo in this institute and asserted, “At the present time, prominent masters of the province are teaching in these classes and about 300 consistent trainees are enjoying these classes now”.
Chief of Taekwondo board of Astan Quds Razavi’s Institute of Physical Education introduced sports facilities of the institute as advanced and modern and added, “This center’s facilities are among the best not only in the Middle East but also in Asia since Astan Quds Razavi has had a very good performance in this area”.
Elaborating activities of Taekwondo board in 1395/ 2016, Hossein Zadeh stated, “We hosted three important tournaments last year. These tournaments included premier leagues of children and teenagers and championship league of the country in both young and adult age level”. He also said, “Fifteen teams from Astan Quds Razavi’s Institute of Physical Education were present in these competitions”.
“With respect to the importance of cultural activities in Astan Quds Razavi’s Institute of Physical Education, Institute’s athletes succeeded to receive the ethics cup of these competitions”, he went on.
Regarding cultural and religious programs of the institute, Hossein Zadeh explained, “Ceremony of dust cleaning of martyrs’ graves, burials of holy shrines’ defenders by the athletes of Taekwondo boards, and commemorating martyrs’ families were some special programs of conducted the last year”.
At the end of his talk and referring to the holding of coaches’ retraining and annual cooperation courses by Astan Quds Razavi’s cooperation in the current year, chief of Taekwondo board of Astan Quds Razavi’s Institute of Physical Education reminded, “127 men and 141 women attended these courses and enjoyed cultural, religious and sports programs provisioned for them”.