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Taekwondo



taekwondo

Olympic Taekwondo Overview

Taekwondo is a martial art from Korea and the national sport of the country. It can be loosely translated to mean 'the way of fist and foot'. The sport is known for the emphasis on kicking techniques and competitors face off in a ring, with a referee and judges to count points.

Taekwondo Venue

ExCel Arena

2012 Taekwondo Schedule

Coming later.

2012 Taekwondo Favourites

Coming later.

Beijing 2008 Olympic Medalists

EVENT

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

Men's Under 58kg

Guillermo Perez
Mexico

Yulis Gabriel Mercedes
Dominican Republic

Rohullah Nikpai
Afghanistan
Chu Mu-Yen
Chinese Taipei

Men's 58-68kg

Son Tae-Jin
South Korea

Mark Lopez
USA

Servet Tazegul
Turkey
Sung Yu-Chi
Chinese Taipei

Men's 68-80kg

Hadi Saei
Italy

Mauro Sarmiento
Italy

Zhu Guo
China
Steven Lopez
USA

Men's Over 80kg

Cha Dong-Min
South Korea

Alexandros Nikolaidis
Greece

Chika Chukwumerije
Nigeria
Arman Chilmanov
Kazakhstan

Women's Under 49kg

Wu Jingyu
China

Buttree Puedpong
Thailand

Daynellis Montejo
Cuba
Dalia Contreras
Venezuela

Women's 49-57kg

Lim Su-Jeong
South Korea

Azize Tanrikulu
Turkey

Diana Lopez
USA
Martina Zubcic
Croatia

Women's 57-67kg

Hwang Kyungseon
South Korea

Karine Sergerie
Canada

Gwladys Epangue
France
Sandra Saric
Croatia

Women's Over 67kg

Maria Espinoza
Mexico

Nina Solheim
Norway

Sarah Stevenson
Great Britain
Natalia Falavigna
Brazil


2012 Olympics Dates

July 27th - August 12th

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