The second edition of Kathmandu District Junior Inter-School Taekwondo Championship will start on Thursday at the Dasarath Rangashala Covered Hall in Tripureswar, Kathmandu.
According to the organiser, Kathmandu District Working Committee of Nepal Taekwondo Association, a total of 800 juniors - 440 boys and 360 girls, from 40 schools in Kathmandu district will take part in the event.
“The boys will compete in 11 weight categories, while the girls will have nine weight categories,” says the event coordinator, Kumar Lama Ghising. “The boys above 18 kg and girls above 23 kg can participate in the championship.”
The event will end on August 9, the Association said at a press meet Wednesday.