Taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's 68 kg


Taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's 68 kg

The men's 68 kg competition in taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing took place in the Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium on August 21. A total of 16 men competed in the event, limited to fighters whose body weight is less than 68 kilograms. Preliminaries started at 11:00, quarterfinals at 16:00, semifinals at 17:30, repechage at 18.30, bronze medal bouts at 19.30 and the final at 20:30. Two bronze medals will be awarded at the Taekwondo competitions.

The main bracket consists of a single elimination tournament, culminating in the gold medal match. A repechage is used to determine the bronze medal winners. Every competitor who loses to one of the two finalists competes in the repechage, another single-elimination competition. Each semifinal loser faces the last remaining repechage competitor from the opposite half of the bracket in a bronze medal match.

Medalists

Tournament results

;Legend
*PTG — Won by Points Gap
*SUP — Won by Superiority
*OT — Won on over time (Golden Point)
*DSQ — Disqualification

Main bracket

16TeamBracket-Compact-NoSeeds
RD1=Preliminary round
RD4=Gold medal match
team-width=210
RD1-team01=flagIOCathlete|Burak Hasan|AUS|2008 Summer
RD1-score01=1
RD1-team02=flagIOCathlete|Peter Lopez|PER|2008 Summer
RD1-score02=3
RD1-team03=flagIOCathlete|Isah Adam Muhammad|NGR|2008 Summer
RD1-score03=(SUP)
2

RD1-team04=flagIOCathlete|Idulio Islas|MEX|2008 Summer
RD1-score04=2
RD1-team05=flagIOCathlete|Nesar Ahmad Bahave|AFG|2008 Summer
RD1-score05=0
RD1-team06=flagIOCathlete|Mark Lopez|USA|2008 Summer
RD1-score06=3
RD1-team07=flagIOCathlete|Rasul Abduraim|KGZ|2008 Summer
RD1-score07=0
RD1-team08=flagIOCathlete|Daniel Manz|GER|2008 Summer
RD1-score08=1
RD1-team09=flagIOCathlete|Servet Tazegul|TUR|2008 Summer
RD1-score09="'4
RD1-team10=flagIOCathlete|Gessler Viera|CUB|2008 Summer
RD1-score10=3
RD1-team11=flagIOCathlete|Son Tae-Jin|KOR|2008 Summer
RD1-score11=4
RD1-team12=flagIOCathlete|Dennis Bekkers|NED|2008 Summer
RD1-score12=3
RD1-team13=flagIOCathlete|Dmitriy Kim|UZB|2008 Summer
RD1-score13=
RD1-team14=flagIOCathlete|Ezedin Tlish|LBA|2008 Summer
RD1-score14=DSQ
RD1-team15=flagIOCathlete|Sung Yu-Chi|TPE|2008 Summer
RD1-score15=4
RD1-team16=flagIOCathlete|Logan Campbell|NZL|2008 Summer
RD1-score16=0

RD2-team01=flagIOCathlete|Peter Lopez|PER|2008 Summer
RD2-score01=3
RD2-team02=flagIOCathlete|Isah Adam Muhammad|NGR|2008 Summer
RD2-score02=0
RD2-team03=flagIOCathlete|Mark Lopez|USA|2008 Summer
RD2-score03=3
RD2-team04=flagIOCathlete|Daniel Manz|GER|2008 Summer
RD2-score04=1
RD2-team05=flagIOCathlete|Servet Tazegul|TUR|2008 Summer
RD2-score05=0
RD2-team06=flagIOCathlete|Son Tae-Jin|KOR|2008 Summer
RD2-score06=1
RD2-team07=flagIOCathlete|Dmitriy Kim|UZB|2008 Summer
RD2-score07=2
RD2-team08=flagIOCathlete|Sung Yu-Chi|TPE|2008 Summer
RD2-score08=3
RD3-team01=flagIOCathlete|Peter Lopez|PER|2008 Summer
RD3-score01= 1
RD3-team02="'flagIOCathlete|Mark Lopez|USA|2008 Summer
RD3-score02= 2
RD3-team03=flagIOCathlete|Son Tae-Jin|KOR|2008 Summer
RD3-score03="'7
RD3-team04=flagIOCathlete|Sung Yu-Chi|TPE|2008 Summer
RD3-score04=6

RD4-team01=flagIOCathlete|Mark Lopez|USA|2008 Summer
RD4-score01=2
RD4-team02=flagIOCathlete|Son Tae-Jin|KOR|2008 Summer
RD4-score02=3

Repechage

3TeamBracket
RD1=Round 1
RD2=Bronze medal match

RD1-team1=flagIOCathlete|Servet Tazegul|TUR|2008 Summer |RD1-score1= 3
RD1-team2=flagIOCathlete|Dennis Bekkers|NED|2008 Summer |RD1-score2= 2

RD2-team1= flagIOCathlete|Peter Lopez|PER|2008 Summer|RD2-score1=0
RD2-team2= flagIOCathlete|Servet Tazegul|TUR|2008 Summer|RD2-score2= 1

3TeamBracket
RD1=Round 1
RD2=Bronze medal match

RD1-team1=flagIOCathlete|Nesar Ahmad Bahave|AFG|2008 Summer |RD1-score1= 3
RD1-team2=flagIOCathlete|Daniel Manz|GER|2008 Summer |RD1-score2=4

RD2-team1= flagIOCathlete|Daniel Manz|GER|2008 Summer|RD2-score1=3
RD2-team2= flagIOCathlete|Sung Yu-Chi|TPE|2008 Summer|RD2-score2= 4

References

* [http://en.beijing2008.cn/sports/taekwondo/n214432203.shtml Competition format]


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