Srinagar to host Tong-II Moo-Do Championship in May

Srinagar: The two-day Junior National Tong-II Moo-Do Championship -- a Korean Martial Art competition -- will be held here in May, an official spokesman said.

The decision to hold the two-day champion on May 19-20 at Indoor Stadium here was taken unanimously at the annual general meeting of Tong-II Moo-Do Federation of India yesterday, the spokesman said.

He said the Federation also decided to present a special momento to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for the cooperation and encouragement shown by him and his administration for upliftment of Tong-ILL Moo Do game in the state.

The gold, silver and bronze medalists of Jammu and Kashmir team were also present during the annual general meeting, the spokesman said.

He said Senior National Conference leader Mohammad Shafi Uri, who was the Chief Guest, assured full support to the participants during the upcoming championships in Srinagar.

Jammu and Kashmir state team bagged third position in the recently held third Sub Junior National Tong-II Moo-Do (Korean Martial Art) Championship at New Delhi.

Meanwhile, the spokesman said the federation is conducting an eight-days camp for the players selected for the international tournament in Korea next month.

"The special camp for the selected players will be held at Indoor Stadium during the first week of March, before their departure for Korea," the spokesman said.