Baku lands 2023 World Taekwondo Championships

Vito Dell’Aquila of Team Italy competes against Lucas Lautaro Guzman of Team Argentina (Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

The Azerbaijani capital of Baku has been awarded hosting rights to the 2023 edition of the World Taekwondo Championships.

The dates for the event, which will coincide with the 50th anniversary of World Taekwondo, will be confirmed in due course. Baku was selected ahead of a rival bid from Wuxi, China.

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