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Raju Chhetri certified the best Taekwondo Master in Nepal

Raju Chhetri

Kathmandu, 19 April (2018) – Raju Chhetri, a 6th Dan Black Belt holder, has been certified the best Taekwondo athlete, instructor and referee in Nepal. World Taekwondo Headquarters awarded him with the certificate.

Chhetri has been granted 5th Dan Black Belt from the World Taekwondo Headquarter, Kukkiwon (WTF) in 2013. He is International Master Instructor and International Referee, recognised by World Taekwondo Federation (WTF).

Participating in numerous national and international Taekwondo championships, Chhetri has won many medals. He has clinched the Gold Medal in Fourth Korea Open International Taekwondo Championship held in South Korea in 2008. Likewise, he has bagged Silver Medal in Fort Worth International Championship held in Texas, US, in 2005.

He has also participated in US Open Taekwondo Championship in 2006 and 2009 in Texas and Las Vegas, US. He featured in 53rd International Referee Seminar in Las Vegas, US in 2009.

Master Chhetri conducted a special Taekwondo seminar from November 16 and 17 in 2016 at Nepal Police Academy, Kathmandu, Nepal.

He also participated as a Coach in The World Taekwondo Hanmadang on 2012/2011/2007 in South Korea, 1st World Taekwondo Poomsae Championship in South Korea 2006, 2nd Korea Open International Taekwondo Championship in South Korea in 2006 and fifth Korea Open Taekwondo Championship on 2009 in South Korea. And also he has participated in the 17th Asian Games Incheon in 2014 in South Korea and World Taekwondo Leaders Forum in 2009, 2012 and 2013, 2014 in Seoul, South Korea.

In recognition of his dedication, service and outstanding contribution to the development of Taekwondo, he has been awarded by the Nepal Government, National Sports Council (Nepal), Nepal Olympic Committee in 2014 and received Honorary Citizenship from South Korea Seoul Metropolitan Government in 2013 and President of World Taekwondo Federation in 2006 in South Korea and head of Korea Olympic Taekwondo Demonstration Team, Grand Master Kyu Hyung Lee in South Korea on 2006.

Chhetri received the Letter of Commendation from World Taekwondo Headquarters Kukkiwon President KANG WON SIK in 2012, Seoul, Korea and the Letter of Recommendation from World Taekwondo Headquarters Kukkiwon President Dr.WON KYU UHM 2005 in Seoul, South Korea.

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