Saudi Arabia is set to host the first edition of the World Taekwondo Women’s Open Championships from November 25 to 27 in Riyadh.

The competition attracts 171 players and 85 officials from 36 countries and regions as well as the refugee team, according to a World Taekwondo release on Wednesday.

The athletes will compete across eight weight categories, namely -46kg, -49kg, -53kg, -57kg, -62kg, -67kg and -73kg in addition to the open weight class. Saudi Arabia will send 10 athletes to compete.