Taekwondo

Mar 07 TAEKWONDO: "Good Luck Beijing" Event Begins Tuesday at Olympic Venue

Feb. 25, 2008, 1 a.m. (ET)
The "Good Luck Beijing" 2008 Taekwondo International Invitational Tournament begins Tuesday at the University of Science and Technology Beijing Gymnasium. Female Olympic flyweight Charlotte Craig (Murietta, Calif.) will be in action on Tuesday, and Olympic featherweights Diana Lopez (Sugar Land, Texas) and Chris Martinez (Sugar Land, Texas) will compete on Wednesday. Craig, Lopez and Martinez are all qualified for the final phase of the U.S. Olympic Trials for Taekwondo to be held April 5 in Des Moines, Iowa. The tournament has drawn 128 athletes from 27 countries and regions, the same number for the Olympic competition, in addition to 152 team officials. The official website for the "Good Luck Beijing" event can be found at: http://www.taekwondo2008.org.cn/en/index.html ###
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