Hyderabad: Sports Minister V Srinivas Goud inaugurated the 2nd International Taekwondo Championship at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium on Tuesday.
The Minister said it was a matter of pride to host the event in Hyderabad. The event will witness around 2,000 athletes from 12 countries. He also said the government was providing necessary facilities to conduct the tournament smoothly. The State government was encouraging sportspersons from rural places and providing financial support for all the medal winners from the State.
Sports Authority of Telangana State Chairman A Venkateshwar Reddy, Taekwondo Federation of India secretary general Prabhat Kumar Sharma and Ch Bharat Reddy, MD, Nandi Tyres, and others were present at the inaugural ceremony.