The World Taekwondo Grand Prix comes to Manchester December 2013 (+ Prize Draw)!


Running 13-15th of December, the Manchester Central convention centre will be hosting the World Taekwondo Grand Prix as part of the UK Sport Gold Event Series. A global first, the event is set to be an astounding display of skill and athleticism, with 250 of the World’s top athletes competing across 8 separate weight categories all vouching for qualification points that validate a place in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The event is part of the exciting build up to the Grand Prix finals set for the end of next year, so you can expect to see all 16 of the 2013 World Championship gold medallists alongside the 8 gold medallists of the 2012 Olympic Games. Athletes confirmed to be representing Great Britain include Olympic medallists Jade Jones and Lutalo Muhammad, Manchester’s very own Michael Harvey, alongside Martin Stamper and Bianca Walkden – and with a further 8 contestants to be announced, it is set to be one unmissable event packed full of fierce competition!

So if you fancy treating yourself to a little martial arts this December, check out the events website. And if you are interested in buying tickets, you can go direct to Ticketmaster and order now.

For further information and regular updates you can also follow @TaekwondoGP on Twitter, and/or like their Facebook page.

Finally, for a chance to win a pair of tickets for the matches on Friday 13th December 2013, simply enter your email below to be part of our prize draw. The draw will close  on Wednesday 11th of December 2013. Good luck!