Rio 2016 Taekwondo (day 4): Titans Clash and Golds Go to China and Azerbaijan

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Olympic Taekwondo Day 4: Titans Clash and Golds Go to China and Azerbaijan - World Taekwondo Federation

The fourth and final day of the Olympic taekwondo competition at Carioca Arena 3 in Rio's Barra Olympic Park saw the male and female heavyweight categories being contested, with golds going to China and Azerbaijan.

The fourth and final day of the Olympic taekwondo competition at Carioca Arena 3 in Rio's Barra Olympic Park saw the male and female heavyweight categories being contested, with golds going to China and Azerbaijan.

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Rio 2016 Taekwondo (day 3): On Day of Thunder, Olympic Golds Go To South Korea and Cote d’Ivoire

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Olympic Taekwondo Day 3: On Day of Thunder, Olympic Golds Go To South Korea and Cote d’Ivoire - World Taekwondo Federation

Day 3 of the Olympic taekwondo competition at the Carioca Arena 3 in Rio's Barra Olympic Park saw two more highly anticipated weight categories being contested, with golds going  to South Korea and Cote d'Ivoire – a historic first-ever Olympic gold for that nation.
In the women -67kg category, gold went to Hyeri Oh of South Korea, silver went to Haby Niare of France and bronzes were won by Ruth Marie Christelle Gbagbi of Cote d'Ivoire and Nur Tatar of Turkey. In the men -80kg category, gold was seized by Cheick Sallah Junior Cisse of Cote d'Ivoire, silver went to Lutalo Muhammad of Great Britain and bronzes were won by Oussama Oueslati of Tunisia and Milad Beigi Harchgani of Azerbaijan.

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Rio 2016 Taekwondo (day 2): Olympic History Written Twice; Golds Won by Great Britain and Jordan

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Taekwondo in Rio 2016

Day 2 of the Olympic taekwondo competition at the Carioca 3 Arena in Rio's Barra Olympic Park saw two of the most anticipated weight categories contested, with Great Britain and Jordan seizing gold. And sportive history was written –twice. Taekwondo delivered Jordan its first ever Olympic medal, in any sport, at any Olympics, ever. It also gave Iran its first-ever female Olympic medal in any sport.

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Rio 2016 Taekwondo (day 1): Golds Won by South Korea and China but Stars Fall on Day of Shock Upsets

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Taekwondo in Rio 2016

On the first day of the Olympic taekwondo competition, gold medals went to South Korea and China, silvers to Serbia and Thailand, and bronzes to Azerbaijan, Dominican Republic, Thailand and Korea.
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Rio 2016 Judo (day 6) – Women’s 78kg gold won by USA’s Kalay Harrison and Men’s 100kg by Czech Republic’s Lukas Krpalec

Rio 2016 Judo (day 6) – Women’s 78kg gold won by USA’s Kalay Harrison and Men’s 100kg by Czech Republic’s Lukas Krpalec

The atmosphere on this 6th and before last day of the Rio 2016 Judo Olympics was once again amazing. The public and fans around the world expected a lot of the male category with all these champions, world and Olympic medalists, who was going to claim the title in 2016 and succeed to the 2012 Olympic Judo gold medalist (men's 100kg) Russian Tagir Khaibulaev ?

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