Shokin and Baykuziev are the leaders of the Olympic rankings, and have the right to participate in the Olympics. However, according to the rules only one can go. Who will it be? It was an intrigue for everyone.
The Association of Uzbekistan of takwando finally announced its decision. Shokin is going to the Olympics.
The decision became known a few days ago, before sending the delegation to the pre-Olympic test event, which will take place on 20-21 February in Rio de Janeiro. Uzbekistan will be represented by Dmitry Shokin, acting in the weight category of 80 kg, a senior coach Alexander Kim, and the manager of the Association, Esther Grigoryan.
Pre-Olympic test tournament is a kind of rehearsal for the games. Participants will discuss and decide on all key issues of the organization of competitions. It is also a good preparation for athletes for the most important competition of four years.