Taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Taekwondo
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
TaekwondoPictogram2004.jpg
Venue Sports Pavilion at the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex
Dates August 25 to August 28
Competitors 124 from 60 nations
«2000 2008»
Taekwondo at the
2004 Summer Olympics
Taekwondo pictogram.svg
Men Women
  58 kg     49 kg  
  68 kg     57 kg  
  80 kg     67 kg  
  +80 kg     +67 kg  

Taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics were held in the Sports Pavilion at the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex in Athens, Greece where 124 competitors competed in eight events, four each for men and women.

Medal summary[edit]

The host nation Greece failed to add to the gold won by Michalis Mouroutsos at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, though Alexandros Nikolaidis and Elisavet Mystakidou both won silver. Chinese Taipei (i.e. Taiwan) won its first two gold medals ever at these events. Steven López of the United States and Chen Zhong of China each repeated as Olympic champions. Hadi Saei, Huang Chih-hsiung and Pascal Gentil also won medal for the second time.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight (58 kg)
details
 Chu Mu-Yen
Chinese Taipei (TPE)
 Oscar Salazar
Mexico (MEX)
 Tamer Bayoumi
Egypt (EGY)
Lightweight (68 kg)
details
 Hadi Saei
Iran (IRI)
 Huang Chih-hsiung
Chinese Taipei (TPE)
 Song Myeong-Seob
South Korea (KOR)
Middleweight (80 kg)
details
 Steven López
United States (USA)
 Bahri Tanrıkulu
Turkey (TUR)
 Yousef Karami
Iran (IRI)
Heavyweight (+80 kg)
details
 Moon Dae-Sung
South Korea (KOR)
 Alexandros Nikolaidis
Greece (GRE)
 Pascal Gentil
France (FRA)

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight (49 kg)
details
 Chen Shih-Hsin
Chinese Taipei (TPE)
 Yanelis Labrada
Cuba (CUB)
 Yaowapa Boorapolchai
Thailand (THA)
Lightweight (57 kg)
details
 Jang Ji-Won
South Korea (KOR)
 Nia Abdallah
United States (USA)
 Iridia Salazar
Mexico (MEX)
Middleweight (67 kg)
details
 Luo Wei
China (CHN)
 Elisavet Mystakidou
Greece (GRE)
 Hwang Kyung-Sun
South Korea (KOR)
Heavyweight (+67 kg)
details
 Chen Zhong
China (CHN)
 Myriam Baverel
France (FRA)
 Adriana Carmona
Venezuela (VEN)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 2 1 0 3
2  South Korea (KOR) 2 0 2 4
3  China (CHN) 2 0 0 2
4  United States (USA) 1 1 0 2
5  Iran (IRI) 1 0 1 2
6  Greece (GRE) 0 2 0 2
7  France (FRA) 0 1 1 2
 Mexico (MEX) 0 1 1 2
9  Turkey (TUR) 0 1 0 1
 Cuba (CUB) 0 1 0 1
11  Thailand (THA) 0 0 1 1
 Egypt (EGY) 0 0 1 1
 Venezuela (VEN) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 124 taekwondo jins from 60 nations competed at the Athens Games:

References[edit]