Early Saturday morning 243 participants gathered in Aarschot, Belgium to fight for the title of this international taekwondo competition. Candidates came from Belgium, Russia, Germany United Kingdom, Portugal, Switzerland, the Netherlands and other countries. The Belgium taekwondo school ‘Ilyo’ has organized this tournament before and this was the 21st time. Boyd Hagebeek of Taekwondo school Gyeong-rye the Hague had to beat 5 opponents in his group and he was the only Dutch participant. In the finals Boyd had to perform the 8th and 10th form and he got the second place. The difference with the winner was exactly 0,01 point! Boyd will prepare himself for the National championships that will take place the 11th of December. After this match, Boyd will enter the category ‘juniors’. Gyeong-rye trains at four locations in the Hague: Benoordenhout, Mariahoeve and Leidschendam. For more info: www.gyeongrye.nl or call Ed Boers 06-81813282. Some of our classes are full, so please inform.