World Taekwondo Mourns the Loss of Founder of Taekwondo in Canada, Grand Master Chong Soo Lee

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SEOUL, Korea (July 7, 2017) – The World Taekwondo and the entire taekwondo community around the world mourns the loss of Grand Master Chong Soo Lee, who passed away on July 5, 2017, at the age of 79.


Grand Master Chong Soo Lee was a well-respected Taekwondo Grand Master and Taekwondo Canada’s most accomplished and successful National Coach. He brought taekwondo to Canada in 1964. Over the past 53 years, his commitment and dedication have influenced numerous taekwondo practitioners in Canada and around the world.


Grand Master Lee will forever be remembered as a man of good heart, and a man of respect and honor. We have lost a giant of Taekwondo in Canada, but we are certain the entire taekwondo community in Canada will commit to carrying forward Grand Master Lee’s legacy. He will forever be immortalized as the legendary mentor in the history of Taekwondo in Canada and worldwide.