Grab your 2020 Games in Tokyo: Taekwondo tickets, which can be bought or sold on StubHub now! Watch as athletes from around the world grapple for gold, silver and bronze as they proudly represent their country in this fascinating sport! Martial arts fans can also watch as 2020 Games in Tokyo: Karate makes its debut at the Games!
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An intriguing sport to watch, Taekwondo is a true combination of strength, agility and mental control. 2020 Games in Tokyo: Taekwondo tickets will be a popular audience choice with StubHub buyers and sellers alike. See 128 taekwondo athletes, known as ‘fighters’ compete in the 8 weight categories. An inclusive sport, these categories are evenly split, 4 for men, and 4 for women making an even quota of 64 fighters representing their country in each gender. Speed and agility really come into play as the fighters challenge each other for points with their use of high, spinning, back and forward kicks. Body protection must be worn, as this is a powerful sport. Points are awarded for each contact made with the chest guard, which is known as the Hogu. The highest points are given by judges for the spinning high kick, which is considered to be the most difficult manoeuver to perform. For the Games, fighters wear electronic chest and head protectors as well as socks, which ensure correct scoring of the resulting points. Technical scores are counted by human judges who will be looking at the technical elements of the spinning and punches.
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The sport of Taekwondo first debuted as a demonstration piece at the Games in Seoul in 1998, and was officially added to the Games programme at the Games held in Sydney in the year 2000. An engaging sport to watch, the fighters display a real grace in their movement and balance, whilst they kick and spin at high speeds. The roots of this ancient sport lie in Korea, where young men in the military were taught survival and fighting skills. Excitingly at the 2020 Games, Taekwondo will be introduced for the first time in the "Para’ section, enabling athletes with disabilities to compete against each other. As well as buying or selling your 2020 Games in Tokyo: Taekwondo tickets on StubHub, there is a huge choice of other great events to choose from, including water sports, track and field events, gymnastics and triathlons. Additionally, a fantastic selection of new contests are being introduced. Grab tickets for 2020 Games in Tokyo: Surfing and 2020 Games in Tokyo: Softball today.
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