Taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Qualification

Taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Qualification

Taekwondo competitions at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing were held from August 20 to August 23. The tournament was held at the Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium. There were four weight categories for both men and women. Each NOC can enter 2 men and 2 women, but only 1 athlete per weight category. There was one global Olympic Qualification Tournament and one qualification tournament for each continent. In addition, 4 invitational places were awarded.

Qualification summary

-68kg Men

-49kg Women

+67kg Women

"*" The host nation shall not participate in any qualification tournament, as it shall be directly qualified in 2 weight categories for men and 2 weight categories for women.cite web|url=http://en.beijing2008.cn/news/sports/headlines/taekwondo/n214273226.shtml|title=Two-time champion Chen leads China's taekwondo squad to Olympics|accessdate=2008-04-04]

"*" In addition, the Tripartite Commission issued 4 invitations, the gender and weight class are not previously defined.


External links

* [http://www.wtf.org/ World Taekwondo Federation]

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