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.

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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