Taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Taekwondo
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
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Venue Sports Pavilion at the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex
Dates August 25 to August 28
Competitors 124 from 60 nations
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Taekwondo at the
2004 Summer Olympics
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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)
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Chu Mu-Yen
 Chinese Taipei
Oscar Salazar
 Mexico
Tamer Bayoumi
 Egypt
Lightweight (68 kg)
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Hadi Saei
 Iran
Huang Chih-hsiung
 Chinese Taipei
Song Myeong-Seob
 South Korea
Middleweight (80 kg)
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Steven López
 United States
Bahri Tanrıkulu
 Turkey
Yousef Karami
 Iran
Heavyweight (+80 kg)
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Moon Dae-Sung
 South Korea
Alexandros Nikolaidis
 Greece
Pascal Gentil
 France

Women's events[edit]

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

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]