2007 Taekwondo Olympics Qualifiers Round Up

The 2007 Taekwondo Olympics Qualification Tournament in Manchester in England concluded today with triumphs and heartbreak for different participants from 104 countries. Some Taekwondo jins have sealed their entry to the 2008 Beijing Olympics Taekwondo competition by placing within the top 3 of their weight divisions.
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The most successful of the country participants in the tournament is Korea having qualified 4 taekwondo jins to the 2008 Olympics! While France, Cuba, Canada, Italy and Chinese Taipei have qualified 2 taekwondo players each for the Olympics next year. Countries United States, Great Britain, Germany, the Philippines, Australia, Mali, Croatia, Greece, Mexico and Thailand are assured of 1 Olympic berth for next year Olympic Taekwondo competition.

Here's the full list of Taekwondo Olympics qualifiers from the 2007 Taekwondo competition in Manchester concluded today.

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Men's Competition

Weight category: Under 58kg
1. Mu Yen Chu, Chinese Taipei
2. Levent Tuncat, Germany
3. Tshomlee Go, Philippines

Weight category: 58kg - 68kg
1. Son Tae Jin, Korea
2.Gessler Viera Abreu, Cuba
3. Burak Hassan, Australia

Weight category: 68kg - 80kg
1. Sebastien Michaud, Canada
2. Steve Lopez, USA
3. Mauro Sarmiento, Italy

Weight category: Over 80kg
1. Mickael Borot, France
2. Daba Modibo Keita, Mali
3. Cha Dong Ming, Korea

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Women's Competition

Weight category: Under 49kg
1. Shu Chun Yang, Chinese Taipei
2. Daynellis Montejo Poll, Cuba
3. Ivett Gonda, Canada

Weight category: 49kg - 57kg
1. Lim Su Jeong, Korea
2. Veronica Calabrese, Italy
3. Premwaew Chonnapas, Thailand

Weight category: 57kg - 67kg
1. Gwladys Epangue, France
2. Hwang Kyung Seon, Korea
3. Sandra Saric, Croatia

Weight category: Over 67kg
1. Kyriaki Kouvari, Greece
2. Sarah Stevenson, Great Britain
3. Ma del Rosario Espinoza, Mexico

People can download the full competition details of this event including the match-ups and results by clicking here!

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