World Taekwondo Championships

The World Taekwondo Championship is held every two years by World Taekwondo.[1]

World Taekwondo Championships
Current event or competition:
2019 World Taekwondo Championships
Competition details
DisciplineTaekwondo
Typekyourugui, biennial
OrganiserWorld Taekwondo (WT)
History
First edition1973 in Seoul, South Korea
Editions24 (2019)
Most wins239 medals  South Korea

CompetitionsEdit

Year Date City and host country Venue Men's champion Women's champion
1973 May 25–27   Seoul, South Korea Kukkiwon   South Korea
1975 August 28–31   Seoul, South Korea Jangchung Arena   South Korea
1977 September 15–17   Chicago, United States International Amphitheatre   South Korea
1979 October 26–28   Stuttgart, West Germany Glaspalast Sindelfingen   South Korea
1982 February 24–27   Guayaquil, Ecuador Coliseo Cerrado   South Korea
1983 October 20–23   Copenhagen, Denmark Brøndbyhallen   South Korea
1985 September 4–8   Seoul, South Korea Jamsil Arena   South Korea
1987 October 7–11   Barcelona, Spain Palau dels Esports   South Korea   South Korea
1989 October 9–14   Seoul, South Korea Jamsil Arena   South Korea   South Korea
1991 October 28 – November 3   Athens, Greece Peace and Friendship Stadium   South Korea   South Korea
1993 August 19–23   New York City, United States Madison Square Garden   South Korea   South Korea
1995 November 17–21   Manila, Philippines Folk Arts Theater   South Korea   South Korea
1997 November 19–23   Hong Kong Hong Kong Coliseum   South Korea   South Korea
1999 June 2–6   Edmonton, Canada Universiade Pavilion   South Korea   South Korea
2001 November 1–7   Jeju, South Korea Halla Gymnasium   South Korea   South Korea
2003 September 24–28   Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Olympia-Eissport-Zentrum   South Korea   South Korea
2005 April 13–17   Madrid, Spain Palacio de Deportes   South Korea   South Korea
2007 May 18–22   Beijing, China Changping Gymnasium   South Korea   South Korea
2009 October 14–18   Copenhagen, Denmark Ballerup Super Arena   South Korea   China
2011 May 1–6   Gyeongju, South Korea Gyeongju Indoor Stadium   Iran   South Korea
2013 July 15–21   Puebla, Mexico Exhibition Center of Puebla   South Korea   South Korea
2015 May 12–18   Chelyabinsk, Russia Traktor Ice Arena   Iran   South Korea
2017 June 24–30   Muju, South Korea Taekwondowon   South Korea   South Korea
2019 May 15–19   Manchester, United Kingdom Manchester Arena   South Korea   South Korea
2022 November 2022   Guadalajara, Mexico1
2023 November 2023   Baku, Azerbaijan


1 Wuxi, China, was originally selected to host the 2021 World Taekwondo Championships. Due to the impact of the Global COVID-19 pandemic, Wuxi gave up hosting the World Taekwondo Championship and A new host instead will be announced as soon as possible.

All-time medal tableEdit

All-time medal count as 2019 World Taekwondo Championships:

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea1713236239
2  Spain222663111
3  Chinese Taipei15273880
4  Turkey15213369
5  Iran14212257
6  United States13214983
7  China12131641
8  Great Britain78823
9  Germany6123452
10  France6111734
11  Thailand661527
12  Mexico4303468
13  Netherlands451625
14  Cuba43815
15  Azerbaijan411015
16  Russia3131834
17  Denmark26311
18  Croatia251724
19  Egypt231217
20  Serbia2068
21  Mali2024
22  Canada1111426
23  Brazil161219
24  Italy151622
25  Uzbekistan1517
26  Greece141015
27  Ivory Coast131115
28  Ecuador1214
29  Australia111719
30  Japan1157
31  Belgium1135
32  Gabon1023
33  Niger1001
34  Philippines05611
35  Morocco03710
36  Jordan0246
37  Afghanistan0224
  Puerto Rico0224
39  Chile0213
40  Indonesia0202
41  Vietnam0156
42  Argentina0145
  Venezuela0145
44  Portugal0112
45  Bahrain0101
  Guam0101
  Ukraine0101
48  Kazakhstan0088
49  Sweden0077
50  Dominican Republic0066
51  Belarus0044
52  Colombia0033
  Hungary0033
  Norway0033
  Saudi Arabia0033
  Senegal0033
  Slovenia0033
   Switzerland0033
  Tunisia0033
60  Austria0022
  Cyprus0022
  Finland0022
  Guatemala0022
  Latvia0022
  Malaysia0022
  Moldova0022
    Nepal0022
68  Bulgaria0011
  Costa Rica0011
  Israel0011
  Nigeria0011
  Poland0011
  Uganda0011
Totals (73 entries)3283286561312

Multiple gold medalistsEdit

The table shows those who have won at least three gold medals.

Men
Athlete Country       Total
Steven López   United States 5 0 0 5
Choi Yeon-ho   South Korea 4 0 0 4
Bahri Tanrıkulu   Turkey 3 1 1 5
Lee Dae-hoon   South Korea 3 0 1 4
Jin Seung-tae   South Korea 3 0 0 3
Kim Je-kyoung   South Korea 3 0 0 3
Kim Yong-ki   South Korea 3 0 0 3
Yang Dae-seung   South Korea 3 0 0 3
Kim Tae-hun   South Korea 3 0 0 3
Women
Athlete Country       Total
Brigitte Yagüe   Spain 3 2 1 6
Cho Hyang-mi   South Korea 3 0 1 4
Jung Myoung-sook   South Korea 3 0 0 3
Bianca Walkden   Great Britain 3 0 0 3

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WTF Medal Winners". World Taekwondo Federation. Retrieved 29 May 2011.

External linksEdit