World Taekwondo Championships

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World Taekwondo Championships
Current event or competition:
2017 World Taekwondo Championships
Competition details
DisciplineTaekwondo
Typekyourugui, biennial
OrganiserWorld Taekwondo (WT)
History
First edition1973 in Seoul, South Korea
Editions23 (2017)
Most wins232 medals  South Korea

The World Taekwondo Championship is held every two years by 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 Manchester, United Kingdom

All-time medal table[edit]

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

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 South Korea1673134232
2 Spain222562109
3 Chinese Taipei15273880
4 Turkey14203165
5 Iran14192154
6 United States13214983
7 China10111334
8 Germany6123351
9 France6111532
10 Mexico4273364
11 Great Britain48719
12 Thailand461424
13 Netherlands451625
14 Cuba33814
15 Azerbaijan31913
16 Russia2111730
17 Denmark26311
18 Croatia251320
19 Egypt231217
20 Serbia2068
21 Mali2024
22 Canada1111325
23 Uzbekistan1517
24 Brazil14914
25 Ivory Coast131115
26 Greece131014
27 Ecuador1214
28 Australia111719
29 Japan1157
30 Belgium1124
31 Gabon1023
32 Niger1001
33 Italy051621
34 Philippines05611
35 Morocco03710
36 Afghanistan0224
 Puerto Rico0224
38 Chile0213
39 Indonesia0202
40 Vietnam0156
41 Venezuela0145
42 Argentina0134
 Jordan0134
44 Bahrain0101
 Guam0101
 Portugal0101
 Ukraine0101
48 Kazakhstan0077
 Sweden0077
50 Dominican Republic0055
51 Belarus0044
52 Colombia0033
 Hungary0033
 Norway0033
 Saudi Arabia0033
 Senegal0033
 Slovenia0033
  Switzerland0033
 Tunisia0033
60 Austria0022
 Cyprus0022
 Finland0022
 Guatemala0022
 Malaysia0022
 Moldova0022
   Nepal0022
67 Bulgaria0011
 Costa Rica0011
 Israel0011
 Latvia0011
 Nigeria0011
 Poland0011
 Uganda0011
Totals (73 nations)3123126241248

Multiple gold medalists[edit]

The table shows those who have won at least three 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]