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Taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics were held in the Sports Pavilion at the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex in Athens, Greece where 124 competitors competed in eight events, four each for men and women.

Taekwondo
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Taekwondo, Athens 2004.png
VenueSports Pavilion at the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex
DatesAugust 25 to August 28
Competitors124 from 60 nations
← 2000
2008 →

QualificationEdit

TimelineEdit

Event Location Date
2003 World Taekwondo Olympic Qualification Tournament   Paris December 4–6, 2003
2004 African Regional Qualification Tournament   Cairo January 21–22, 2004
2004 Pan-American Regional Qualification Tournament   Querétaro January 31– February 1, 2004
2004 Asian and Oceanian Regional Qualification Tournament   Bangkok February 15–16, 2004
2004 European Regional Qualification Tournament   Baku February 22–23, 2004

QualifiedEdit

Men
Competition Vacancies Qualified
-58 kg -68 kg -80 kg +80 kg
2003 World Taekwondo Olympic Qualification Tournament 4 or 3   Chu Mu-Yen
  Juan Antonio Ramos
  Tshomlee Go
  Akram Abdullah
  Song Myeong-Seob
  Duncan Mahlangu
  Luis Alberto García
  Carlo Molfetta
  Christophe Negrel
  Yousef Karami
  Rashad Ahmadov
  Steven López
  Moon Dae-Sung
  Zakaria Asidah
  Luis Noguera
2003 African Regional Qualification Tournament 2   Tamer Bayoumi
  Ezedin Tlish
  Tamer Hussein
  Mohamed Omrani
  Hichem Hamdouni
  Jacob Obiorah
  Abdelkader Zrouri
  Chika Chukwumerije
2003 Pan-American Regional Qualification Tournament 3   Óscar Salazar
  Marcel Ferreira
  Gabriel Mercedes
  Diogo Silva
  Alejandro Hernando
  Gabriel Sagastume
  Víctor Estrada
  Chinedum Osuji
  Ángel Matos
  Julian Rojas
  Kristopher Moitland
  Tudor Sanon
2003 Asian and Oceanian Regional Qualification Tournament 3   Ussadate Sutthikunkarn
  Satriyo Rahadhani
  Nguyen Quoc Huan
  Hadi Saei
  Carlo Massimino
  Huang Chih-hsiung
  Kriangkrai Noikoed
  Donald Geisler
  Daniel Trenton
  Adilkhan Sagindykov
  Nguyen Van Hung
  Ibrahim Kamal
2004 European Regional Qualification Tournament 3   Seyfula Magomedov
  Paul Green
  Oleksandr Shaposhnyk
  Niyamaddin Pashayev
  Tuncay Çalışkan
  Jesper Roesen
  Bahri Tanrıkulu
  Craig Brown
  Patrick Stevens
  Pascal Gentil
  Jon García
  Teemu Heino
Host Country/Invitation 1 or 2   Michalis Mouroutsos   Bertrand Gbongou Liango   Raid Rasheed   Alexandros Nikolaidis
  Zoran Prerad
Women
Competition Vacancies Qualified
-49 kg -57 kg -67 kg +67 kg
2003 World Taekwondo Olympic Qualification Tournament 4 or 3   Juana Wangsa Putri
  Dalia Contreras
  Yanelis Labrada
  Yaowapa Boorapolchai
  Jang Ji-Won
  Cristiana Corsi
  Gwladys Épangue
  Luo Wei
  Hwang Kyung-seon
  Nina Solheim
  Tina Morgan
  Myriam Baverel
  Chen Zhong
  Daniela Castrignano
2004 African Regional Qualification Tournament 2   Jermin Anwar
  Lineo Mochesane
  Abeer Essawy
  Mariam Bah
  Mouna Benabderrassoul
  Mounira Nahdi
  Mounia Bourguigue
  Princess Dudu
2004 Pan-American Regional Qualification Tournament 3   Ivett Gonda
  Euda Carías
  Gladys Mora
  Iridia Salazar
  Nia Abdallah
  Paola Delgado
  Ineabelle Díaz
  Heidy Juárez
  Vanina Sánchez
  Adriana Carmona
  Natália Falavigna
  Dominique Bosshart
2004 Asian and Oceanian Regional Qualification Tournament 3   Chen Shih-hsin
  Elaine Teo
  Sangina Baidya
  Nootcharin Sukkhongdumnoen
  Irina Kaydashova
  Chi Shu-ju
  Verina Wihongi
  Mary Antoinette Rivero
  Caroline Bartasek
  Natalya Mikryukova
  Yoriko Okamoto
  Nadin Dawani
2004 European Regional Qualification Tournament 3   Brigitte Yagüe
  Maya Arusi
  Nevena Lukic
  Sonia Reyes
  Margarita Mkrtchyan
  Aleksandra Uścińska
  Sandra Šarić
  Sarah Bainbridge
  Charmie Sobers
  Nataša Vezmar
  Sarah Stevenson
  Laurence Rase
Host Country 0 or 1 -   Areti Athanasopoulou   Elisavet Mystakidou -

Medal summaryEdit

The host nation Greece failed to add to the gold won by Michalis Mouroutsos at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, though Alexandros Nikolaidis and Elisavet Mystakidou both won silver. Chinese Taipei (i.e. Taiwan) won its first two gold medals ever at these events. Steven López of the United States and Chen Zhong of China each repeated as Olympic champions. Hadi Saei, Huang Chih-hsiung and Pascal Gentil also won medal for the second time.

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight (58 kg)
details
Chu Mu-Yen
  Chinese Taipei
Oscar Salazar
  Mexico
Tamer Bayoumi
  Egypt
Lightweight (68 kg)
details
Hadi Saei
  Iran
Huang Chih-hsiung
  Chinese Taipei
Song Myeong-Seob
  South Korea
Middleweight (80 kg)
details
Steven López
  United States
Bahri Tanrıkulu
  Turkey
Yousef Karami
  Iran
Heavyweight (+80 kg)
details
Moon Dae-Sung
  South Korea
Alexandros Nikolaidis
  Greece
Pascal Gentil
  France

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight (49 kg)
details
Chen Shih-Hsin
  Chinese Taipei
Yanelis Labrada
  Cuba
Yaowapa Boorapolchai
  Thailand
Lightweight (57 kg)
details
Jang Ji-Won
  South Korea
Nia Abdallah
  United States
Iridia Salazar
  Mexico
Middleweight (67 kg)
details
Luo Wei
  China
Elisavet Mystakidou
  Greece
Hwang Kyung-Sun
  South Korea
Heavyweight (+67 kg)
details
Chen Zhong
  China
Myriam Baverel
  France
Adriana Carmona
  Venezuela

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Chinese Taipei (TPE)2103
2  South Korea (KOR)2024
3  China (CHN)2002
4  United States (USA)1102
5  Iran (IRI)1012
6  Greece (GRE)0202
7  France (FRA)0112
  Mexico (MEX)0112
9  Cuba (CUB)0101
  Turkey (TUR)0101
11  Egypt (EGY)0011
  Thailand (THA)0011
  Venezuela (VEN)0011
Totals (13 nations)88824

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 124 taekwondo jins from 60 nations competed at the Athens Games:

External linksEdit