GUADALAJARA: Four Saudi Arabians are among the competitors from 122 nations currently taking part in the 2022 World Taekwondo Championships in the Mexican City of Guadalajara.
The Kingdom’s representatives are Fahd Al-Samih, who is competing in the 54 kg division, Riyad Al-Dhafiri (58 kg), Ali Al-Mabrouk (80 kg) and Donia Abu Talib (49 kg).
The Saudi team’s Russian coach, Kurban Bogdaev, said the members are fully prepared for what is the sport’s biggest annual tournament.
“The Saudi Games, which recently concluded, helped ensure the readiness of our (athletes) and we were content with a short (training) camp before the international competition,” he added.
The championships began on Nov. 13 and continue until Nov. 20.