Welcome to the Pakistan Taekwondo Federation

The Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF) is the national governing body to develop and promote the sport of Taekwondo in the Country. In 1977, The Federation was granted affiliation by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and Asian Taekwondo Union (ATU).

Taekwondo is one of the most systematic and scientific Korean traditional martial arts, that teaches more than physical fighting skills. Today, it has become a global sport that has gained an international reputation and stands among the official games in the Olympics.

In 1962, the Taekwondo was introduced in Pakistan by Korean Consulate in Karachi. In 1982, the Federation was affiliated with the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) and Pakistan Sports Board (PSB).

Presently, Lieutenant Colonel Waseem Ahmed is the President and Mr Murtaza Hassan Bahgish is the Secretary General of the Federation. These office bearers were elected on 9 February 2014 during General Council / Executive Committee Meeting of the Federation.


  • Won three Gold three Silver and six Bronze Medals in 10th South Asian Games held in Colombo, Sri Lanka 2006.
  • Won two Silver medals in 2008 NRW International Teakwondo Championship held from 23rd to 28th October 2008 in Bonn, Germany.
  • Won one Gold and one Bronze medal in 4th El-Hassan International Taekwondo Championship held from 4th to 11th August 2008 in Jordan. Twenty two countries participated in this championship. Both medals were won by the Pakistan female players.
  • Won three Silver and four Bronze medals in 11th South Asian Games held in Dhaka, Bangladesh 2010.


Sr. No. Championship / Events Remarks
1 9th SAF Games 2004 1 x Gold, 3 x Silver and 3 x Bronze
2 10th SAF Games 2006, Colombo, Sri Lanka 3 x Gold, 3 x Silver and 6 x Bronze
3 17th Asian Taekwondo Championship April 2006, Bangkok. Participated
4 Training Camp for preparation of 10th South Asian Games.
9 to 25 July 2006, Thailand.
5 2006 Bangkok WTF World Cup Taekwondo Team Championships
14 to 18 September 2006, Bangkok – Thailand.
6 IOC Olympic Solidarity Course for Coaches of Taekwondo
1 to 12 November 2006, Army Gymnasium, Rawalpindi
7 World Taekwondo Federation Kyung Hee University Partnership Taekwondo Training Programme
10 January to 6 February 2007, Korea.
8 ISSF Taekwondo Coaching Course
12 to 21 January 2007, Tehran, Iran.
9 2007 WTF World Taekwondo Championship
13 to 23 May 2007, Beijing, China.
10 Systematic Coaches Training Programme
9 to 23 June 2007, Army Gymnasium, Rawalpindi.
11 4th Asian Junior Taekwondo Championship
20 to 26 August 2007, Amman, Jordan.
12 World Taekwondo Federation Kyung Hee University Partnership Training Programme
19 September to 13 November 2007, Korea.
13 World Qualification Tournament at Manchester, U.K was held from 28 to 30 September 2007. "
14 World Qualification Round for Beijing Olympics
28 to 30 November 2007, Vietnam.
4th Position
Not Qual for Olympics with the diff of only one fight
15 20th Fajr World Taekwondo Tournament
9 to 11 February 2008, Bandarabbas, Iran.
"2 x Bronze Medals
5th Position Trophy
16 18th Asian Taekwondo Championship
26 To 28 April 2008, Zheng Zhou, China.
Got Active Participation Trophy and Certificate
17 7th WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championship
8 To 11 May 2008, Izmir, Turkey
18 Taekwondo Peace Corps Training Programme
25th July to 17th August 2008, Rodham Hall, Islamabad.
19 4th El Hassan Open International Taekwondo Championship
5 to 12 August 2008, Amman, Jordan.
1 x Gold
1 x Bronze Medals
20 NRW International Masters Taekwondo Championship
23 to 28 October 2008, Bonn, Germany
2 x Silver Medals
21 2008 WTF World Poomsae Taekwondo Championship
13 to 19 December 2008, Ankara, Turkey.
22 53rd International Referee Seminar & 62nd Kyorugi Referee Refresher Course 7 to 12 February 2009, Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, U.S.A. Participated and Qualified
23 German Open International Taekwondo Championship
2 to 6 April 2009, Hamburg, Germany.
24 54th International Referee & 63rd International Referee Refresher Courses
6th to 11th April 2009 at Suzhou, China.
Participated and Qualified
25 Established National Taekwondo Training Camp
5th to 25th April 2009, South Korea.