Ukraine’s national team successfully participated at the XI world junior taekwondo ITF championship held in the city of Dushanbe - capital of Tajikistan from 7 to 11 August, 2014.
In team competitions Ukrainians won one gold, two silver and one bronze medals. In individual sparring competitions Ukrainian sportsmen gained 3 gold, 5 silver and about 20 bronze medals. Four times the National anthem of Ukraine was played within the sport complex.
The first place was won by the founder of taekwondo ITF North Korea, second – by Russia and the third – by Tajikistan. Ukrainians ranked fourth in team classification among juniors from 53 nations who arrived to the world competitions.
By the proposal of the championship hosts, the awards to the Ukrainian sportsmen were handled by the Ambassador of Ukraine in the Republic of Tajikistan Viktor Nikitiuk.
On the last day of their stay in Dushanbe the Ukrainian national team was hospitably welcomed at the Embassy of Ukraine. The diplomats acquainted the Ukrainian sportsmen with the activities of the embassy, wished to the young taekwondo talents every success in their sport career.