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  • News | RIO 2016

    Isaev and Zheng grab final taekwondo golds

    Radik Isaev won the first taekwondo gold for Azerbaijan in men’s +80kg, while Chinese fighter Zheng Shuyin beat experienced Mexican Maria del Rosario Espinoza in the women’s +67kg final.
    20 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Taekwondo, Azerbaijan, People's Republic of China
  • News | RIO 2016

    Cisse’s last-gasp taekwondo gold first for Ivory Coast

    Cheick Sallah Cisse clinched a stunning victory against Great Britain's Lutalo Muhammad with a spin kick to the head in the last second of their men’s -80kg gold medal bout. Korean Oh Hiery won the women’s -67kg gold on her Olympic debut.
    19 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Taekwondo, Côte d'Ivoire
  • News | Beijing 2008

    Gwladys Epangue: ‘A unique moment of sharing’

    Now the co-chair of the French National Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, Gwladys Epangue won Olympic women’s taekwondo bronze in the 67kg category at Beijing 2008. A two-time world champion who also appeared at Athens 2004 and Rio 2016, Epangue recalls the excitement she felt at the Closing Ceremony of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in the Chinese capital.
    25 Apr 2018 | Olympic News, Beijing 2008, Taekwondo, France
  • Taekwondo - + 67kg Women

    Taekwondo - + 67kg Women

    Shuyin Zheng (Red) of the People's Republic of China competes against Maria del Rosario Espinoza Espinoza of Mexico during the Taekwondo Women +67kg Gold Medal Contest on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Friday, August 19, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Taekwondo - + 67kg Women

    Taekwondo - + 67kg Women

    Shuyin Zheng of the People's Republic of China competes against Maria del Rosario Espinoza of Mexico during the Taekwondo Women +67kg Gold Medal Contest on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Friday, August 19, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Taekwondo - + 67kg Women

    Taekwondo - + 67kg Women

    Bianca Walkden of Great Britain competes against Wiam Dislam of Morocco during the Women's +67kg Bronze Medal contest on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Friday, August 19, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Taekwondo - + 67kg Women

    Taekwondo - + 67kg Women

    Shuyin Zheng (Red) of the People's Republic of China competes against Maria del Rosario Espinoza of Mexico during the Taekwondo Women +67kg Gold Medal Contest on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Friday, August 19, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Taekwondo - + 67kg Women

    Taekwondo - + 67kg Women

    Jackie Galloway of the United States of America competes against Gwladys Epangue of France during the Women's +67kg Bronze Medal contest on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Friday, August 19, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 15: Park in-bee makes history; Neymar, Farah and Felix at the top of their game

    Relive the magnificent penultimate day of the Rio Games – Saturday 20 August 2016 – on olympic.org. An action-packed day provided several moments of Olympic history, with Park In-bee triumphing in the women’s golf, Neymar giving Brazil its first-ever Olympic title and Allyson Felix becoming the most decorated female athlete ever, and a whole lot more besides!
    20 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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