GM YOUNG BO KONG

Country : USA

FIRST ITF WORLD CHAMPION

GM Young Bo Kong made history by winning the overall award at ITF World Championships which were held in Montreal, Canada in 1973. He was also selected to compete in Henry Cho’s All American Open “Tournament of Champions” in 1974 where he dazzled the audience with his lightning fast kicks. In 2007 he was inducted into the OFFICIAL TAEKWONDO HALL OF FAMEĀ® with the distinction of being the first ITF World Champion.