Taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's +80 kg
|Men's +80 kg|
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
|Venue||Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex|
|Competitors||16 from 16 nations|
South Korean taekwondo jin and 1999 world champion Moon Dae-sung unleashed a wicked roundhouse kick to knock out two-meter tall fighter and home favorite Alexandros Nikolaidis of Greece from the mat for an Olympic gold just a minute into the bout. Meanwhile, France's Pascal Gentil opened up a four-point gap over Jordan's Ibrahim Kamal, and defeated him 6–2 to repeat his bronze medal victory from Sydney four years earlier.
The main bracket consisted of a single elimination tournament, culminating in the gold medal match. The taekwondo fighters eliminated in earlier rounds by the two finalists of the main bracket advanced directly to the repechage tournament. These matches determined the bronze medal winner for the event.
All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)
|Sunday, 29 August 2004||09:00
- PTG — Won by points gap
- KO — Won by knockout
- SUP — Won by superiority
- OT — Won on over time (Golden Point)
- WO — Walkover
|Preliminary round||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Gold medal match|
|Ibrahim Kamal (JOR)||9|
|Zakaria Asidah (DEN)||6||Ibrahim Kamal (JOR)||9|
|Nguyen Van Hung (VIE)||8||Nguyen Van Hung (VIE)||7|
|Teemu Heino (FIN)||5||Ibrahim Kamal (JOR)||3|
|Abdelkader Zrouri (MAR)||8||Alexandros Nikolaidis (GRE)||6|
|Luis Noguera (VEN)||5||Abdelkader Zrouri (MAR)||2|
|Alexandros Nikolaidis (GRE)||7||Alexandros Nikolaidis (GRE)||5|
|Julian Rojas (COL)||3||Alexandros Nikolaidis (GRE)||2:10-1|
|Tudor Sanon (HAI)||2||Moon Dae-Sung (KOR)||KO|
|Kristopher Moitland (CRC)||3||Kristopher Moitland (CRC)||−1|
|Chika Chukwumerije (NGR)||0||Pascal Gentil (FRA)||4|
|Pascal Gentil (FRA)||2||Pascal Gentil (FRA)||3|
|Jon García (ESP)||13||Moon Dae-Sung (KOR)||5|
|Zoran Prerad (BIH)||2||Jon García (ESP)||2|
|Moon Dae-Sung (KOR)||7||Moon Dae-Sung (KOR)||6|
|Adilkhan Sagindykov (KAZ)||2|
|Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Bronze medal match|
|Ibrahim Kamal (JOR)||2+|
|Jon García (ESP)||5||Adilkhan Sagindykov (KAZ)||2|
|Adilkhan Sagindykov (KAZ)||5+||Ibrahim Kamal (JOR)||2|
|Pascal Gentil (FRA)||6|
|Pascal Gentil (FRA)||3|
|Abdelkader Zrouri (MAR)||6||Abdelkader Zrouri (MAR)||1|
|Julian Rojas (COL)||2|
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