Tae E. Lee Cup Taekwondo Championship

On Saturday May 31, 2014, Ambassador Cho Hee-yong and wife Madame Lee Yang paid a visit to ‘2014 Tae E. Lee Taekwondo Championship’ at Algonquin College and delivered his congratulatory speech.

In attendance were more than 2,500 friends and families of the competitors, including Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Energy; Steve Desroches, Deputy Mayor of the City of Ottawa; Mark Taylor, Ottawa Councillor; and Marius Grinius, former Ambassador. The official ceremony began with a moment of silence for the victims of the Korean ferry and followed by the Taekwondo demonstration, and group/individual competitions.

Ambassador Cho highly regarded Grandmaster Lee’s contribution to the bilateral relations between the two countries and marked this Taekwondo Championship provided a great opportunity to build awareness of Taekwondo and the Korean culture in Canada.

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