1993 World Taekwondo Championships

The 1993 World Taekwondo Championships were the 11th edition of the World Taekwondo Championships, and were held in New York City, United States from August 19 to August 21, 1993, with 669 athletes participating from 83 countries.[1][2]

1993 World Championships
VenueMadison Square Garden
LocationUnited States New York City, United States
Dates19–23 August
Champions
Men South Korea
Women South Korea
← 1991
1995 →

The success of the 1993 World Championships was a determining factor in the IOC's decision to grant full medal status to Taekwondo for the 2000 Summer Olympics.[3]

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Finweight
(−50 kg)
Jin Seung-tae
  South Korea
Gergely Salim
  Denmark
Carlos Ayala
  Mexico
Eamon Nolan
  Canada
Flyweight
(−54 kg)
Javier Argudo
  Spain
Alisson Yamagudi
  Brazil
Rubén Palafox
  Mexico
Hyon Lee
  United States
Bantamweight
(−58 kg)
Kim In-young
  South Korea
Sayed Najem
  Canada
Walter Dean Vargas
  Philippines
Wong Ching Beng
  Malaysia
Featherweight
(−64 kg)
Kim Byong-cheol
  South Korea
Milton Iwama
  Brazil
David Kang
  United States
Francisco Zas
  Spain
Lightweight
(−70 kg)
Park Se-jin
  South Korea
Victor Luke
  Canada
Mustafa Dağdelen
  Turkey
Aziz Acharki
  Germany
Welterweight
(−76 kg)
Lim Yong-ho
  South Korea
Liu Tsu-len
  Chinese Taipei
Ahmed Zahran
  Egypt
Andreas Pilavakis
  Cyprus
Middleweight
(−83 kg)
Mickaël Meloul
  France
Víctor Estrada
  Mexico
Juan Wright
  Spain
Luis Noquera
  Venezuela
Heavyweight
(+83 kg)
Kim Je-kyoung
  South Korea
Ali Şahin
  Turkey
Emmanuel Oghenejobo
  Nigeria
Thierry Troudart
  France

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Finweight
(−43 kg)
Isabel Cruzado
  Spain
Rahmi Kurnia
  Indonesia
Vicki Slane
  United States
Gonca Güler
  Turkey
Flyweight
(−47 kg)
You Su-mi
  South Korea
Águeda Pérez
  Mexico
Inas Anis
  Egypt
Gülnur Yerlisu
  Turkey
Bantamweight
(−51 kg)
Tang Hui-wen
  Chinese Taipei
Elisabet Delgado
  Spain
Diane Murray
  United States
Won Sun-jin
  South Korea
Featherweight
(−55 kg)
Lee Seung-min
  South Korea
Nuray Deliktaş
  Turkey
Cathrin Vetter
  Germany
Sarah Maitimu
  Netherlands
Lightweight
(−60 kg)
María Jesús Santolaria
  Spain
Park Kyung-suk
  South Korea
Ineabelle Díaz
  Puerto Rico
Marina Agüero
  Argentina
Welterweight
(−65 kg)
Kim Mi-young
  South Korea
Morfou Drosidou
  Greece
Tsai Pei-shan
  Chinese Taipei
Carolina Benjarano
  Colombia
Middleweight
(−70 kg)
Park Eun-sun
  South Korea
Ekaterina Bassi
  Greece
Veera Liukkonen
  Finland
Hsu Ju-ya
  Chinese Taipei
Heavyweight
(+70 kg)
Jung Myoung-sook
  South Korea
Adriana Carmona
  Venezuela
Elisavet Mystakidou
  Greece
Anna Widehov
  Sweden

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea111113
2  Spain3126
3  Chinese Taipei1124
4  France1012
5  Turkey0235
6  Mexico0224
7  Canada0213
  Greece0213
9  Brazil0202
10  Venezuela0112
11  Denmark0101
  Indonesia0101
13  United States0044
14  Egypt0022
  Germany0022
16  Argentina0011
  Colombia0011
  Cyprus0011
  Finland0011
  Malaysia0011
  Netherlands0011
  Nigeria0011
  Philippines0011
  Puerto Rico0011
  Sweden0011
Totals (25 nations)16163264

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SPORTS PEOPLE: MARTIAL ARTS; Garden to Host Event - New York Times". Nytimes.com. 1992-03-17. Retrieved 2012-08-04.
  2. ^ "TAEKWONDO; The Garden Is Filled With Taikwondo - New York Times". Nytimes.com. 1993-08-20. Retrieved 2012-08-04.
  3. ^ Zirogiannis, Marc (September 2016). "The Games That Changed The World". Tae Kwon Do Life Magazine (September 2016): 29. Retrieved 4 September 2016.[permanent dead link]