Taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's 57 kg

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Women's 57 kg
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Venue Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium
Date 21 August 2008
Competitors 16 from 16 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    South Korea
Silver medal    Turkey
Bronze medal    United States
Bronze medal    Croatia
«2004 2012»
Taekwondo at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Taekwondo pictogram.svg
Men Women
  58 kg     49 kg  
  68 kg     57 kg  
  80 kg     67 kg  
  +80 kg     +67 kg  

The women's 57 kg competition in taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing took place on August 21 at the Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium.

Competition format[edit]

The main bracket consisted of a single elimination tournament, culminating in the gold medal match. Two bronze medals were awarded at the taekwondo competitions. A repechage was used to determine the bronze medal winners. Every competitor who lost to one of the two finalists competed in the repechage, another single-elimination competition. Each semifinal loser faced the last remaining repechage competitor from the opposite half of the bracket in a bronze medal match.[1]

Schedule[edit]

All times are China standard time (UTC+8)

Date Time Round
Thursday, 21 August 2008 09:00
15:00
17:00
20:00
Preliminary Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Final

Results[edit]

Legend
  • PTG — Won by points gap
  • SUP — Won by superiority
  • OT — Won on over time (Golden Point)

Main bracket[edit]

Preliminary round Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal match
                       
1  Mariam Bah (CIV) 0
16  Robin Cheong (NZL) 1
 Robin Cheong (NZL) 1
 Lim Su-Jeong (KOR) 4
8  Su Li-Wen (TPE) 0
9  Lim Su-Jeong (KOR) 1
 Lim Su-Jeong (KOR)  5
 Veronica Calabrese (ITA)  1
5  Doris Patiño (COL) 0
12  Veronica Calabrese (ITA) 2
 Veronica Calabrese (ITA) 3
 Bineta Diedhiou (SEN) 0
4  Nguyen Thi Hoai Thu (VIE) 0
13  Bineta Diedhiou (SEN) 1
 Lim Su-Jeong (KOR)  1
 Azize Tanrıkulu (TUR)  0
6  Diana López (USA) 2
11  Chonnapas Premwaew (THA) 0
 Diana López (USA) 1
 Azize Tanrıkulu (TUR) 2
3  Azize Tanrıkulu (TUR) 7
14  Elaine Teo (MAS) 4
 Azize Tanrıkulu (TUR)  5
 Martina Zubčić (CRO)  3
7  Martina Zubčić (CRO) 4
10  Bat-El Gatterer (ISR) 3
 Martina Zubčić (CRO) 3
 Debora Nunes (BRA) 2
2  Debora Nunes (BRA)
15  Lailatou Amadou Lele (NIG) DSQ

Repechage[edit]

Round 1   Bronze medal match
 
  Diana López (USA) 3    
  Elaine Teo (MAS) 0       Diana López (USA) 3
      Veronica Calabrese (ITA) 2
 
      Martina Zubčić (CRO) 5
  Su Li-Wen (TPE) 1       Su Li-Wen (TPE) 4
  Robin Cheong (NZL) 0    

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taekwondo – Competition format". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 4 February 2013.