Saturday, July 26, 2008
Tae Kwon Do Pioneer of Puerto Rico makes comment
Professor Aristides Montalvo, a 1st Class International Referee and pioneer of Tae Kwon Do in Puerto Rico, stated:
"Im 1st class International referee from Puerto Rico (WTF) and I said that ABDALLA won the contest. But the referee that work in the event maybe have different criteria of the rules."
You may ask who is Professor Montalvo and why does his opinion hold weight? For those that do not know this legend just look at a piece of his resume:
Technical Advisor for the Tae Kwon Do Hall of Fame.
Pioneered Olympic style Taekwondo in Puerto Rico
Technical Director of Puerto Rico Taekwondo Federation since 1990
7th Dan Kukiwon / 8th Dan Chung Do Kwan
Certified International Referee (1st Class)
Coach at the 1988 and 1992 Olympic Games
Panamerican Taekwondo Union coach staff 1987-1990
Former coach Pan Am Taekwondo Championship
Participated in All American Championship in New York 1974-76
See the MOOKSAS POLL and see what the people think the Lopez family will do in the Olympics.