1977 World Taekwondo Championships

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1977 World Championships
Host city United States Chicago, United States
Dates September 15–17
Stadium International Amphitheatre
Champions
Men  South Korea

The 1977 World Taekwondo Championships are the 3rd edition of the World Taekwondo Championships, and were held in Chicago, United States from September 15 to September 17, 1977. A total of 720 athletes and officials from 46 nations took part in the championships.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Finweight
(−48 kg)
 Song Ki-yul
South Korea (KOR)
 Jaime de Pablos
Mexico (MEX)
 Sheu Jiom-shi
Republic of China (ROC)
 Turgay Ertuğrul
West Germany (FRG)
Flyweight
(−53 kg)
 Ha Suk-kwang
South Korea (KOR)
 Jorge Ramírez
Ecuador (ECU)
 Moritz Von Nacher
Mexico (MEX)
 Francisco García
Spain (ESP)
Bantamweight
(−58 kg)
 Kim Yong-ki
South Korea (KOR)
 Hour Waei-shing
Republic of China (ROC)
 Helmut Stoppe
West Germany (FRG)
 Reynaldo Salazar
Mexico (MEX)
Featherweight
(−63 kg)
 Park Chung-ho
South Korea (KOR)
 Greg Fears
United States (USA)
 Peter Salm
Netherlands (NED)
 Frédéric Kouassi
Ivory Coast (CIV)
Lightweight
(−68 kg)
 Hwang Ming-der
Republic of China (ROC)
 Choi Jae-chun
South Korea (KOR)
 Ernie Reyes
United States (USA)
 Eduardo Merchán
Spain (ESP)
Welterweight
(−73 kg)
 Yoo Yong-hap
South Korea (KOR)
 Théophile Dossou
Ivory Coast (CIV)
 Manuel Jurado
Mexico (MEX)
 Rainer Müller
West Germany (FRG)
Middleweight
(−80 kg)
 Hur Song
South Korea (KOR)
 James Kirby
United States (USA)
 Manuel Salcedo
Spain (ESP)
 Carlos Obregón
Mexico (MEX)
Heavyweight
(+80 kg)
 Ahn Jang-shik
South Korea (KOR)
 Lin Ying-peng
Republic of China (ROC)
 Dirk Jung
West Germany (FRG)
 John Holloway
United States (USA)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea 7 1 0 8
2  Republic of China 1 2 1 4
3  United States 0 2 2 4
4  Mexico 0 1 4 5
5  Ivory Coast 0 1 1 2
6  Ecuador 0 1 0 1
7  West Germany 0 0 4 4
8  Spain 0 0 3 3
9  Netherlands 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 16 32

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