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

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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