Dickson Wamwiri

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Dickson Wamwiri
Personal information
Full name Dickson Wamwiri Wanjiku
Nationality  Kenya
Born (1984-12-24) 24 December 1984 (age 33)
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport Taekwondo
Event(s) 58 kg

Dickson Wamwiri Wanjiku (born December 24, 1984) is a Kenyan taekwondo practitioner.[1] Wamwiri qualified for the men's 58 kg class at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, after winning the championship title from the African Qualification Tournament in Tripoli, Libya.[2] In December 2012, he lost the preliminary match to defending world and Olympic champion Chu Mu-yen of Chinese Taipei, with a final score of 0–7.[3][4]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Dickson Wamwiri". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 25 December 2012.
  2. ^ "WTF African Taekwondo Qualification Tournament Wraps Up in Resounding Success in Tripoli, Libya". World Taekwondo Federation. 3 November 2007. Retrieved 25 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Men's 58kg (128 lbs) Preliminary Round of 16". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 18 August 2012. Retrieved 25 December 2012.
  4. ^ Makori, Elias (20 August 2008). "Wamwiri, Akinyi beaten". Daily Nation Kenya. Retrieved 25 December 2012.

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