Three Taekwondo coaches will be officially charged today. The case against them is launched under the article of violence. The coaches remain in the preliminary detention isolator in Poti.
Attorneys speak about the provocation by the supporters of the President of the federation, which turned into a physical confrontation. According to the president of the Tbilisi Taekwondo Federation, the detainees do not consider themselves guilty. According to Spartak Gotsiridze, there was a provocation and sportsmen had an adequate reaction to insult. According to him, the problem is in the Ministry of Sport, which does not pay attention to the federation. The incident occurred yesterday, during the Georgian Championship. The members of Taekwondo federation and coaches assaulted each other.