On Thursday, 27th Feb. 2015 , the 2nd Luxor Open (G2) was hosted for 3 days in Luxor , Egypt and has finished on 1st March,2015. Around 52 countries with 488 players participated in this Championship , hoping to increase their points , thereby improving their ranking coming one step closer to the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio.
The Opening Ceremony was attended by Gen. Ahmed Fouly, AFTU President , Mr. Khaled Abdel Aziz, the Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports, and Mr. Farag el Emary, President of Egyptian Taekwondo Federation, as well as Luxor Governor .
Honored guests, and members of the CSB were : Mr. Ide Issaka, First Vice President AFTU, , Mr. Philippe Bouedo, Chairman Games Committee WTF , Mr. Mohamed Shaaban , Vice Chair Games Committee AFTU and Mr. Jeong Ki Young, while Mr. Driss el Hilali, Vice President AFTU, was WTF Technical Delegate.
Team results were as follows :
Senior Males : 1st place Russia, 2nd place Spain , 3rd place Tunis
Senior Females : 1st place France, 2nd place Brazil , 3rd place Russia
Even the beautiful weather with around 30 degrees Celsius with beautiful scenery along the river Nile supported the Championship , making it a memorable event for all players, coaches and officials.