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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. Information Welcome to the G2 Belgian Open 2019! OUTLINE (click here) The Belgian Open Poomsae will be organized later in 2019. […]


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 […]


Team Belgium Taekwondo: Wie is …?/Qui est …? Raheleh Asemani en Laura Roebben: “Op het EK is alles mogelijk!” Jaouad en Badr Achab: “Wanneer we naar een competitie gaan, is het om te winnen.” Si Mohamed Ketbi – Dessus ou à part? Taekwondo in 1 minute


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 […]


WTE Poomae COACH seminar

The 39th edition of the G1 Belgian Open Kyorugi and Poomsae-Freestyle 2018 will take place from 16-18 March in Lommel, Belgium. The WTE Poomsae Coach Seminar will take place on Friday 16 March. Information RESULTS BELGIAN OPEN POOMSAE RESULTS BELGIAN OPEN KYORUGI   OUTLINE (Click here for FINAL version) DRAWING OF LOTS FOR BO POOMSAE […]


G1 Belgian Open 2018

The 39th edition of the G1 Belgian Open Kyorugi and Poomsae-Freestyle 2018 will take place from 16-18 March in Lommel, Belgium. The WTE Poomsae Coach Seminar will take place on Friday 16 March. Information RESULTS BELGIAN OPEN POOMSAE RESULTS BELGIAN OPEN KYORUGI   OUTLINE (Click here for FINAL version) DRAWING OF LOTS FOR BO POOMSAE […]


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 […]



The G1 Belgian Open Kyorugi and Poomsae & Free Style 2017 took place from March 17th – 19th in Lommel. Thank you to all the teams, athletes, coaches and staff for coming and hope to see you again next year!   Information RESULTS G1 KYORUGI – SENIORS (Saturday 18/3) G1 KYORUGI – CADETS & JUNIORS(Sunday […]


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 Taekwondo Federation athletes Raheleh Asemani, Jaouad Achab and Si Mohamed Ketbi participated in their first olympic tournament in Rio de Janeiro. Si Mohamed Ketbi (18) was one of the youngest athletes in his category (-58). Against the much more experienced Safwan Khalil, Ketbi didn’t find the answers and lost 1-8.  No chance at repechage because Khalil was […]


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 […]


Belgian Federations

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