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    Taekwondo

    To discover when taekwondo appeared on the programme of the Olympic Games and how the different events evolved from 2000 to our days.
  • Document

    Taekwondo

    To discover when taekwondo appeared on the programme of the Olympic Games and how the different events evolved from 2000 to our days.
  • News | IOC News

    President Bach in Slovenia

    IOC President Thomas Bach was in Slovenia on Monday, meeting athletes and Olympic hopefuls. At a canoe training facility in the capital, Ljubljana, he took part in a Q and A session with the athletes, who asked many questions about the COVID-19 crisis and preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The 40 athletes were from athletics, judo, taekwondo, canoe, sailing, handball and table tennis, including two medallists from the Olympic Games Rio 2016.
    22 Sep 2020 | Olympic News
  • Mandic claims first Serbia Taekwondo gold | Video

    Mandic claims first Serbia Taekwondo gold

    London 2012 - Milica Mandic claimed Serbia's first Taekwondo Olympic gold when she beat Anne-Caroline Graffe of France 9-7 in the women's +67kg final.
  • Wu Prevails In Flyweight Taekwondo | Video

    Wu Prevails In Flyweight Taekwondo

    Wu Jingyu of the People's Republic of China wins comprehensively over Buttree Puedpong of Thailand in the women's flyweight taekwondo final. The fight has a low scoring start as Puedpong injures her knee in the first round and Wu registers a point. In the third round, Wu chases Puedpong out of bounds and wins by a score of 1 to minus 1. The hometown crowd is delighted. Taekwondo -49kg (Flyweight) Final Women - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Wu Jingyu (CHN) vs Buttree Puedpong (THA)
  • Australia’s first ever taekwondo gold medal - Lauren Burns | Video

    Australia’s first ever taekwondo gold medal - Lauren Burns

    Inspiration to get into sports comes in all forms. It can even come from a brother who started taekwondo lessons motivated by “The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie. Just ask Lauren Burns.   From that unusual inspiration, Lauren started taekwondo at age 14. Six years later, when the sport was announced to debut at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, she defined the Olympic medal as her goal.   With a packed audience to inspire her, Lauren Burns faced Cuban athlete Urbia Melendez in a thrilling contest which gave her the first ever taekwondo gold medal for Australia.
  • Wu defends -49kg Taekwondo gold - full replay | Video

    Wu defends -49kg Taekwondo gold - full replay

    London 2012 - China's Wu Jingyu successfully defends her -49kg Olympic Taekwondo title with victory over Spaniard Brigitte Yague Enrique. Watch the match now.
  • Men's -68kg Taekwondo bronze finals | Video

    Men's -68kg Taekwondo bronze finals

    London 2012 - Diogo Silva of Brazil met Terrence Jennings of Team USA in the men's -68kg Taekwondo bronze final, while Great Britain's Martin Stamper took on Rohullah Nikpah of Afghanistan in the other third-place match.
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