1983 World Taekwondo Championships

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1983 World Championships
Host city Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark
Dates October 20–23
Stadium Brøndby Hallen
Champions
Men  South Korea

The 1983 World Taekwondo Championships are the 6th edition of the World Taekwondo Championships, and were held in Copenhagen, Denmark from October 20 to October 23, 1983. A total of 353 athletes from 42 nations took part in the championships.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Finweight
(−48 kg)
 Wang Kwang-Yeon
South Korea (KOR)
 César Rodríguez
Mexico (MEX)
 Choi Chan-Ok
West Germany (FRG)
 Emilio Azofra
Spain (ESP)
Flyweight
(−52 kg)
 Ko Jeong-Ho
South Korea (KOR)
 Turgut Uçan
Turkey (TUR)
 Javier Benito
Spain (ESP)
 Giuseppe Flotti
Italy (ITA)
Bantamweight
(−56 kg)
 Han Hong-Sik
South Korea (KOR)
 Luis Torner
Spain (ESP)
 Nader Khodamoradi
Iran (IRI)
 Geremia Di Costanzo
Italy (ITA)
Featherweight
(−60 kg)
 Lee Jae-Bong
South Korea (KOR)
 Thomas Fabula
West Germany (FRG)
 Ahmet Ercan
Turkey (TUR)
 Gustavo Sanciprián
Mexico (MEX)
Lightweight
(−64 kg)
 Han Jae-Koo
South Korea (KOR)
 Ángel Navarrete
Spain (ESP)
 Michel Della Negra
France (FRA)
 Po-Nhu Ly
Australia (AUS)
Welterweight
(−68 kg)
 Yılmaz Helvacıoğlu
Turkey (TUR)
 Lindsay Lawrence
Great Britain (GBR)
 Choi Kwang-Keun
South Korea (KOR)
 Harald Scharmann
West Germany (FRG)
Light middleweight
(−73 kg)
 Jeong Kook-Hyun
South Korea (KOR)
 Hans Brugmans
Netherlands (NED)
 Patrice Remarck
Ivory Coast (CIV)
 Luigi D'Oriano
Italy (ITA)
Middleweight
(−78 kg)
 Lee Dong-Jun
South Korea (KOR)
 Jersey Long
Canada (CAN)
 Charles Bayou
Ivory Coast (CIV)
 Jay Warwick
United States (USA)
Light heavyweight
(−84 kg)
 Ireno Fargas
Spain (ESP)
 Eugen Nefedow
West Germany (FRG)
 John Lee
United States (USA)
 Michael Knudsen
Denmark (DEN)
Heavyweight
(+84 kg)
 Jang Seong-Hwa
South Korea (KOR)
 Dirk Jung
West Germany (FRG)
 Henk Meijer
Netherlands (NED)
 Francisco Fonseca
Spain (ESP)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea 8 0 1 9
2  Spain 1 2 3 6
3  Turkey 1 1 1 3
4  West Germany 0 3 2 5
5  Mexico 0 1 1 2
 Netherlands 0 1 1 2
7  Canada 0 1 0 1
 Great Britain 0 1 0 1
9  Italy 0 0 3 3
10  Ivory Coast 0 0 2 2
 United States 0 0 2 2
12  Denmark 0 0 1 1
 France 0 0 1 1
 Iran 0 0 1 1
Total 10 10 20 40

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