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Day 15 Saturday, August 23, 2008
TimeEventResults
08/23 09:00AM
NOR EGY
Women 67+kg (148+ lbs) Preliminary Round of 16 
Nina SOLHEIM  (NOR) -  Noha ABD RABO  (EGY)
Official
08/23 09:15AM
MAS UZB
Women 67+kg (148+ lbs) Preliminary Round of 16 
Chew Chan CHE  (MAS) -  Evgeniya KARIMOVA  (UZB)
Official
08/23 09:30AM
ECU AUS
Women 67+kg (148+ lbs) Preliminary Round of 16 
Lorena BENITES  (ECU) -  Carmen MARTON  (AUS)
Official
08/23 09:45AM
BRA GRE
Women 67+kg (148+ lbs) Preliminary Round of 16 
Natalia FALAVIGNA  (BRA) -  Kyriaki KOUVARI  (GRE)
Official
08/23 10:00AM
TUN MEX
Women 67+kg (148+ lbs) Preliminary Round of 16 
Khaoula BEN HAMZA  (TUN) -  Maria del Rosario ESPINOZA  (MEX)
Official

Taekwondo Features

Afghanistan wins first ever Olympic medalAfghanistan wins first ever Olympic medal

Afghanistan won its first Olympic medal on Wednesday, when Rohullah Nikpai defeated world champion Juan Antonio Ramos of Spain to take the bronze medal in the men's under 58-kilogram taekwondo competition.

2008 Medals

CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
KOR4004
USA0123
MEX2002
CHN1012
TUR0112

Inside the Sport

Taekwondo

Traditionally, taekwondo competitions consist of 16 weight classes, eight for men and eight for women. In the Olympics, there are only eight classes -- four for each gender -- because the IOC limits the total number of taekwondo entrants to 128.

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  • Mexican Takes Gold in Taekwondo

    Mexican Takes Gold in Taekwondo

    Maria Del Rosario Espinoza of Mexico Wins Gold Over Norway's Nina Solheim in the Women's Over 67kg Taekwondo Competition

  • Top 8 Kicks Taekwondo

    Top 8 Kicks Taekwondo

    Top 8 Kicks from the final day of Olympic taekwondo competition.

  • Scoring system

    Scoring system

    With all that flying around, kicking and punching, how do they figure out who's won in taekwondo?  Here's how. 

  • Top kicks: Day three

    Top kicks: Day three

    On the third day of taekwondo, points came in flurries. Check out the top kicks from the day.

  • Glossary

    Glossary

    Know Korean?  Try these taekwondo terms. Or learn the words for popular punches and kicks in the sport.

  • Kicked in the face

    Kicked in the face

    The best way to score points in taekwondo is by connecting on kicks to the head. Here's a compilation of some of the best two-point scores during the Olympics.

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