The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo

List of the best Olympic athletes in the sport of taekwondo. Olympians on this list have competed at the Olympic games in taekwondo. Olympic athletes on this list have made it all the way to the Olympics in their sport and have either won their event or did not even place. But this list isn't just about winners, times, distances and points, it's about who are the public's favorite Olympic athletes in taekwondo. Olympians on this list have captured the hearts of the public in one way or another, and have led their peers in taekwondo competitions. Only the greatest taekwondo Olympic athletes are featured on the front page of this list, so vote for your favorites and let only the best taekwondo Olympians see the top. Taekwondo athletes who have competed in the Olympics don't all have what it takes to be called the "best" in their Olympic sport, so vote carefully and make sure that only the true greats get a place on the front page of this list. This list includes Charlotte Craig, Steven López and more. You may want to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. (10 Athletes)
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  • Zhao Shuai
    1

    Zhao Shuai

  • Brigitte Yagüe
    2

    Brigitte Yagüe

  • Tijana Bogdanović
    3

    Tijana Bogdanović

  • Jade Jones
    4
    Age: 29
    • Olympic Country: United Kingdom
    • Date Of Birth: 1993-03-21
    • Place Of Birth: Bodelwyddan, United Kingdom
    • Olympic Sport: Taekwondo
    • Nationality: United Kingdom
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Taekwondo at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's 57 kg
    • Weight: 57.15
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Women's Taekwondo, Lightweight 49 - 57 kg
    • Olympic Medalist Games: The London 2012 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: The London 2012 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
  • Carmen Marton
    5
    • Olympic Country: Australia
    • Date Of Birth: 1986-06-30
    • Place Of Birth: Carlton, Australia
    • Olympic Sport: Taekwondo
    • Nationality: Australia
    • Weight: 67.13
    • Olympic Games Participant: The London 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Hwang Kyung-Seon
    6
    • Date Of Birth: 05-21-1986
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's 67 kg
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Women's Taekwondo, Middleweight 57 - 67 kg
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
  • Wu Jingyu
    7
    Age: 35
    • Date Of Birth: 1987-02-01
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's 49 kg
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Women's Taekwondo, Flyweight - 49 kg
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
    • Olympic Country: Russia
    • Date Of Birth: 1990-12-19
    • Place Of Birth: Chelyabinsk, Russia
    • Olympic Sport: Taekwondo
    • Nationality: Russia
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Taekwondo at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's +67 kg
    • Weight: 69.85
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Women's Taekwondo, Heavyweight + 67 kg
    • Olympic Medalist Games: The London 2012 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: The London 2012 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Bronze medal
  • Helena Fromm
    9

    Helena Fromm

  • Zheng Shuyin
    10

    Zheng Shuyin

  • 11
    • Olympic Country: Canada
    • Date Of Birth: 04-28-1986
    • Place Of Birth: Jászberény,Hungary,Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok,Earth,Europe
    • Olympic Sport: Taekwondo
    • Weight: 51.0
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Martina Zubčić
    12

    Martina Zubčić

  • 13
    • Date Of Birth: 1986-08-24
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's +80 kg
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Taekwondo, Heavyweight + 80 kg
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
  • Oh Hye-ri
    14

    Oh Hye-ri

  • Suvi Mikkonen
    15

    Suvi Mikkonen

  • 16
    • Olympic Country: Sweden
    • Olympic Sport: Taekwondo
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Radik Isayev
    17

    Radik Isayev

    • Olympic Country: Argentina
    • Date Of Birth: 1986-10-30
    • Place Of Birth: Corrientes, Argentina
    • Olympic Sport: Taekwondo
    • Nationality: Argentina
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Taekwondo at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's 80 kg
    • Weight: 79.83
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Taekwondo, Middleweight 68 - 80 kg
    • Olympic Medalist Games: The London 2012 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: The London 2012 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
  • Yasmina Aziez
    19

    Yasmina Aziez

  • Kim So-hui
    20

    Kim So-hui

  • 21
    Age: 35
    • Olympic Country: Sweden
    • Olympic Sport: Taekwondo
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Sandra Šarić
    22

    Sandra Šarić

  • Cheick Sallah Cissé
    23

    Cheick Sallah Cissé

  • Carolena Carstens
    24

    Carolena Carstens

  • Joel González
    25
    • Olympic Country: Spain
    • Date Of Birth: 1989-09-30
    • Place Of Birth: Figueres, Spain
    • Olympic Sport: Taekwondo
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Taekwondo at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's 58 kg
    • Weight: 59.87
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Taekwondo, Flyweight - 58 kg
    • Olympic Medalist Games: The London 2012 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: The London 2012 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal