World Taekwondo Championships

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
World Taekwondo Championships
Current event or competition:
2017 World Taekwondo Championships
Competition details
Discipline Taekwondo
Type kyourugui, biennial
Organiser World Taekwondo (WT)
History
First edition 1973 in Seoul, South Korea
Editions 23 (2017)
Most wins 232 medals  South Korea

The World Taekwondo Championship is held every two years by the World Taekwondo.[1]

Competitions[edit]

Year Date City and host country Venue Men's champion Women's champion
1973 May 25–27 South Korea Seoul, South Korea Kukkiwon  South Korea
1975 August 28–31 South Korea Seoul, South Korea Jangchung Arena  South Korea
1977 September 15–17 United States Chicago, United States International Amphitheatre  South Korea
1979 October 26–28 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany Glaspalast Sindelfingen  South Korea
1982 February 24–27 Ecuador Guayaquil, Ecuador Coliseo Cerrado  South Korea
1983 October 20–23 Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark Brøndby Hall  South Korea
1985 September 4–8 South Korea Seoul, South Korea Jamsil Arena  South Korea
1987 October 7–11 Spain Barcelona, Spain Palau dels Esports  South Korea  South Korea
1989 October 9–14 South Korea Seoul, South Korea Jamsil Arena  South Korea  South Korea
1991 October 28 – November 3 Greece Athens, Greece Peace and Friendship Stadium  South Korea  South Korea
1993 August 19–23 United States New York City, United States Madison Square Garden  South Korea  South Korea
1995 November 17–21 Philippines Manila, Philippines Folk Arts Theater  South Korea  South Korea
1997 November 19–23 Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong Coliseum  South Korea  South Korea
1999 June 2–6 Canada Edmonton, Canada Universiade Pavilion  South Korea  South Korea
2001 November 1–7 South Korea Jeju City, South Korea Halla Indoor Gymnasium  South Korea  South Korea
2003 September 24–28 Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Olympia-Eissport-Zentrum  South Korea  South Korea
2005 April 13–17 Spain Madrid, Spain Palacio de Deportes  South Korea  South Korea
2007 May 18–22 China Beijing, China Changping Gymnasium  South Korea  South Korea
2009 October 14–18 Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark Ballerup Super Arena  South Korea  China
2011 May 1–6 South Korea Gyeongju, South Korea Gyeongju Indoor Stadium  Iran  South Korea
2013 July 15–21 Mexico Puebla, Mexico Exhibition Center of Puebla  South Korea  South Korea
2015 May 12–18 Russia Chelyabinsk, Russia Traktor Ice Arena  Iran  South Korea
2017 June 24–30 South Korea Muju, South Korea Taekwondowon  South Korea  South Korea
2019 May 15–19 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom Copper Box Arena

All-time medal table[edit]

All-time medal count as 2017 World Taekwondo Championships.[2]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea 167 31 34 232
2  Spain 22 25 62 109
3  Chinese Taipei 15 27 38 80
4  Turkey 14 20 31 65
5  Iran 14 19 21 54
6  United States 13 21 49 83
7  China 10 11 13 34
8  Germany 6 12 33 51
9  France 6 11 15 32
10  Mexico 4 27 33 64
11  Great Britain 4 8 7 19
12  Thailand 4 6 14 24
13  Netherlands 4 5 16 25
14  Cuba 3 3 8 14
15  Azerbaijan 3 1 9 13
16  Russia 2 11 17 30
17  Denmark 2 6 3 11
18  Croatia 2 5 13 20
19  Egypt 2 3 12 17
20  Serbia 2 0 6 8
21  Mali 2 0 2 4
22  Canada 1 11 13 25
23  Uzbekistan 1 5 1 7
24  Brazil 1 4 9 14
25  Ivory Coast 1 3 11 15
26  Greece 1 3 10 14
27  Ecuador 1 2 1 4
28  Australia 1 1 17 19
29  Japan 1 1 5 7
30  Belgium 1 1 2 4
31  Gabon 1 0 2 3
32  Niger 1 0 0 1
33  Italy 0 5 16 21
34  Philippines 0 5 6 11
35  Morocco 0 3 7 10
36  Afghanistan 0 2 2 4
 Puerto Rico 0 2 2 4
38  Chile 0 2 1 3
39  Indonesia 0 2 0 2
40  Vietnam 0 1 5 6
41  Venezuela 0 1 4 5
42  Argentina 0 1 3 4
 Jordan 0 1 3 4
44  Bahrain 0 1 0 1
 Guam 0 1 0 1
 Portugal 0 1 0 1
 Ukraine 0 1 0 1
48  Kazakhstan 0 0 7 7
 Sweden 0 0 7 7
50  Dominican Republic 0 0 5 5
51  Belarus 0 0 4 4
52  Colombia 0 0 3 3
 Hungary 0 0 3 3
 Norway 0 0 3 3
 Saudi Arabia 0 0 3 3
 Senegal 0 0 3 3
 Slovenia 0 0 3 3
  Switzerland 0 0 3 3
 Tunisia 0 0 3 3
60  Austria 0 0 2 2
 Cyprus 0 0 2 2
 Finland 0 0 2 2
 Guatemala 0 0 2 2
 Malaysia 0 0 2 2
 Moldova 0 0 2 2
   Nepal 0 0 2 2
67  Bulgaria 0 0 1 1
 Costa Rica 0 0 1 1
 Israel 0 0 1 1
 Latvia 0 0 1 1
 Nigeria 0 0 1 1
 Poland 0 0 1 1
 Uganda 0 0 1 1
Total 312 312 624 1248

Multiple gold medalist[edit]

The table shows those who have won at least 3 gold medals.

Men
Athlete Country Gold medal world centered-2.svg Silver medal world centered-2.svg Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Total
Steven López  United States 5 0 0 5
Choi Yeon-ho  South Korea 4 0 0 4
Bahri Tanrıkulu  Turkey 3 1 1 5
Jin Seung-tae  South Korea 3 0 0 3
Kim Je-kyoung  South Korea 3 0 0 3
Kim Yong-ki  South Korea 3 0 0 3
Yang Dae-seung  South Korea 3 0 0 3
Kim Tae-hun  South Korea 3 0 0 3
Lee Dae-hoon  South Korea 3 0 0 3
Women
Athlete Country Gold medal world centered-2.svg Silver medal world centered-2.svg Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Total
Brigitte Yagüe  Spain 3 2 1 6
Cho Hyang-mi  South Korea 3 0 1 4
Jung Myoung-sook  South Korea 3 0 0 3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WTF Medal Winners". World Taekwondo Federation. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Result of Tournament". Taekwondo Data. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 

External links[edit]