Baku is a remarkable place to celebrate the 50th anniversary of World Taekwondo, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach said, APA reports.
Thomas Bach who is on a visit to Azerbaijan went to the Crystal Hall to watch the Taekwondo World Championship held in Baku. He previously met with the team of refugees participating in the World Championship.
Bach expressed satisfaction with the organization of the Championship. He said that the competition is at a high level of organization: "Everything is excellent. The Azerbaijan Taekwondo Federation took the preparation very seriously. I see that this is a very big competition, and I cross my fingers and wish success for Azerbaijan to win a medal on the last day."
It should be noted that the world championship held in Baku will be concluded on June 4.