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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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Hadi Saei Bonehkohal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
RaminNoorani added age 41 Hadi Saei Bonehkohal is a former Iranian taekwondo athlete who became the most successful Iranian athlete in Olympic history after winning gold in the 2008 Summer Olympics. He competed in the ...more

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Steven López is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
age 39 Steven López is a 2000 and 2004 Olympic Gold medalist and a 2008 Olympic Bronze medalist and 4th Dan in taekwondo. In 2001, he won the Lightweight Taekwondo World Championship, and in ...more

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Mark López is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
Mark López is a digital media executive and is Head of U.S. Hispanic Audience at Google.

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Diana López is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
age 34 Diana López is an American Olympic Taekwondo competitor from Sugar Land, Texas. She represented the United States at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, where she won a bronze medal. Lopez has ...more

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Aaron Cook is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
DIPANKALAIMANNAN added Aaron Cook age 27

Aaron Arthur Cook (born 2 January 1991) is a British-born Moldovan taekwondo athlete, who has been ranked the number one in the men's −80 kg division on several occasions. He is a three-time European champion having won the −80 kg title at the European Taekwondo Championships in 2010, 2012 representing Great Britain and 2014 representing the Isle of Man, and was the world junior champion in the −78 kg division in 2008.

Aaron Arthur Cook is an English-born taekwondo athlete, who has been ranked the world no. 1 in the men's −80 kg division on multiple occasions. He is a three-time European champion having won ...more

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Joel González is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
age 28 Joel González Bonilla is a taekwondo practitioner from Spain. He won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics Men's 58 kg against Lee Dae-Hoon.

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master jung is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
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Karine Sergerie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
Karine Sergerie age 33 Karine Sergerie is the 2007 world champion in women's lightweight taekwondo. She is Canada's first female world champion in the sport.

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Charlotte Craig is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
Charlotte Craig age 24 Charlotte Rose Craig is a member of the U.S. 2008 Summer Olympic team competing in Taekwondo in the 49 kg division.

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Hanna Zajc is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
Hanna Zajc age 28 Hanna Rebecka Zajc is a female Swedish Taekwondo practitioner. She attended at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and was ranked in 7th place. Zajc lives in Malmö in the south of Sweden ...more

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Karolina Kedzierska is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
age 28 Karolina Kedzierska is a Swedish female Taekwondo practitioner. She started to learn taekwondo 1997. Kedzierska competed at 2008 Summer Olympics, where she lost to Natália Falavigna of ...more

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Daniel Trenton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
age 41 Daniel Trenton is an Australian Legal Practitioner, taekwondo coach and formerly represented his country in the sport at international level. He won a silver medal in the heavyweight division of ...more

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Sebastien Michaud is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
Sebastien Michaud age 30 Sébastien Michaud started in taekwondo at the age of five in his fathers and brothers footsteps. Born in Joliette, Quebec, he currently resides in Quebec City, Quebec where he studies ...more

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Ivett Gonda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Taekwondo
age 31 Ivett Gonda is a Hungarian-born Canadian taekwondo competitor. She moved to Canada when she was four. She currently resides in Port Moody, British Columbia where she trains under her coach, that ...more