López Obrador celebrates the historic Mexican championship in Taekwondo

The President Andrés Manuel López Obrador celebrated that selected from Mexico made history by winning the World Taekwondo Championship Guadalajara 2022.

At the beginning of his morning conference at the National Palace, the president took the opportunity to highlight the achievement of the Mexican taekwondo players for taking, as a team, first place in the World Cup.

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This highlights why South Korea had been a dominant nation; However, those selected from our country made history.

“Our recognition to the taekwondo team that won the gold medal, the Mexican team, in the Taekwondo World Championship in Guadalajara.

“It is an unprecedented event, because in 24 years South Korea was always in first place and now the Mexicans have done this feat,” said López Obrador.

rated as “A pride for Mexico” the performance of Mexican athletes and sent congratulations to each of the participants, as well as to the coaches, family members and friends of the champions.

Mexico was the team champion by adding 3 gold medals, 1 silver and 2 bronze, while China and Korea came in second and third, respectively.

The Mexicans who were crowned individually in the Guadalajara 2022 World Taekwondo Championship were the following:

  • Leslie Soltero: gold medal, in the -67 kg category
  • Daniela Souza: gold medal, in the -49 kg category
  • Carlos Sansores: gold medal, in the +87 kg category
  • Bryan Salazar: bronze medal, in the -87 kg category
  • César Rodríguez: silver medal, in the -54 kg category
  • Brandon Plaza: bronze medal, in the -58 kg category

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