Category: BTF – WTF

On Tuesday March 31, 2020, Belgian Taekwondo Federation (BTF) President Abdelhak Boubouh donated 3,500 medical masks to the staff of the CHU Saint-Pierre (Brussels) on behalf of the Belgian Taekwondo Federation. These masks were generously donated to the BTF by the World Taekwondo Federation (WT), following an agreement with the government of the municipality of […]

Official Belgian Selection for the World Championships Taekwondo (May, 14-19) in Manchester: The Belgian Taekwondo Federation is a cooperation between Taekwondo Vlaanderen and ABFT.   Ladies:   Raheleh Asemani (F-57) (TKDV) (First round elimination against Sandy Macedo from Brazil) Laura Roebben (F-62) (TKDV) (Round 32 loss with Golden Point against Zhonsi Luo from China) Indra […]

G2 Belgian Open Kyorugi 2019

We are proud to announce that the 40th edition of the Belgian Open Kyorugi  has been granted G2 status. This will take place from Friday 15 till Sunday 17 March 2019 in Lommel, Belgium. Random weigh-in  Random weigh-in Saturday 16th March (published 16/03/2019   7:00 am)  Random weigh-in Sunday 17th March (published 17/03/2019   7:00 […]

Badr Achab (17) impressed with a silver medal in class -73 at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina!   The younger brother from Jaouad Achab made a huge statement in Buenos Aires by beating Khachatryan (Armenië) with 23-15 in the quarterfinals and an 8-4 victory against Eyad (Egypte) in the semis. In the final […]

The Belgian Taekwondo Federation selected the team for the European Championships Taekwondo 2018 in Kazan, Russia. Female: Class – 53 Ohiano Bruno Dufour (ABFT) Class – 57 Raheleh Asemani (VTB) Class -62 Laura Roebben (VTB) Men: Class -54 Martijn Willemsen (VTB) Class -58 Salaheddine Bensalah (VTB) Class -63 Jaouad Achab (VTB) Class -68 Si Mohamed […]

Badr Achab (16), the younger brother from reigning European Champion Jaouad Achab, won the bronze medal at the World Junior Taekwondo Championships in Hammamet, Tunisia. Achab’s adventure finished in the semi-finals after a dramatic one point loss against Iran. Nevertheless, Achab’s bronze medal was iconic in the history of Belgian taekwondo because it was the […]

Early december, only the best of the best gathered in Abidjan, capital of Ivory Coast, for the Super Grand Prix (G8) in Abdijan. Reigning European Champion Jaouad Achab reached the semi-finals in weightclass -68. In a tensed battle for a spot in the final Russian powerhouse Alexi Denisenko was the better fighter. Achab lost the […]

Raheleh Asemani (27) won a bronze medal in the -57 category at the first edition of the brand new G4 Grand Prix Series in Moscow. Asemani sparkled in the last day of competition in Moscow beating Garcia (Colombia) 25-11, British Rachelle Booth (9-7) and Latvian Inesa Tarvida (13-10). In the semis Korean sensation Lee took […]

Team Belgium (men + mixed) won two bronze medals at the World Championship for teams in Baku. The Belgian men were represented by Sala Bensalah, Mourad Laachroui, Jaouad Achab, Si Mohammed Ketbi, Nicholas Corten and Marc-Andre Bergeron. The Canadian native could participate with team Belgium because each country could select one foreign athlete. Belgium won […]

Jaouad Achab won a silver medal in the World Grand Prix Final (G8) in Baku, Azerbeidzjan in weightclass -68. The Belgian superstar took revenge in the semis for his loss against Denisenko at the Rio Olympics. In the final  Achab was confronted once again with Korean Lee Daehoon.After a fierce fight Achab lost 4-5 to […]

Belgium rules! After two days of taekwondo at the European Championships in Montreux Belgium is hot. Thursday Mourad Laachroui won gold in the category -54 and a day later Jaouad Achab won the gold in the category -63. Raheleh Asemani won the bronze medal in -57. Team Belgium won it’s first medal on the first […]

Raheleh Asemani qualified as 3th BTF athlete for the Olympic Games. Raheleh, a former national team member of Iran, currently fighting out of Belgium, defeated Finland’s Suvi Mikkonen in the final of the female -57kg category to secure herself a place at the Olympic Games. With Raheleh this is the third athlete who trains and […]

The BTF’s membership application has been received and reviewed by the WTF and from November 2, 2015, the WTF grants Belgian Taekwondo Federation a provisional membership. Belgian Taekwondo Federation now has the right to participate in all WTF events. The membership application for full membership will be put forward for approval of the General Assembly […]

Belgian Federations

The Belgian Taekwondo Federation has three officials members
Association Belge Francophone de Taekwondo
Taekwondo Vlaanderen
Taekwondo Verband der D.G.
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