A 16-member Taekwondo team from Odisha on Tuesday left for Amritsar to take part in the Open International Taekwondo Championship-2017.
The tournament is scheduled to be held between May 19 and 21.
The team will represent the state in different categories.
Sub-Junior Category – Abinash Batal and Rajat Kumar
Cadet Category – Jee Zhang Liew, Sudam Sahu and Subhashree Panda
Junior Category – Swastik Kanungo, Dhiren Sahu and Abhiseik Batal
Senior- Tapan Kumar Prusti, Jitendra Oram, Manash Ranjan Barik, Jagannath Tudu and Binay Kumar Barik
Women – Mausumi Das
Officials – Sudipta Nanda and Manoj Kumar Patnaik (Manager) and Praful Samant (Coach)
Countries like Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand are slated to take part in the Championship.