June 2008
Congratulations on the launch of the upgraded WTF Newsletter by President Choue
Taekwondo Top Stories
Lead up to Beijing
128 athletes from 64 countries including 17 newcomers will compete in Beijing. Two bronze medals will be awarded for the first time The long march toward Beijing started off in Manchester, U.K., in September 2007, and the passion fo...more
Ceaseless effort for fair play and fair judging
Olympic Coaches Seminar held in Busan in June The World Taekwondo Federation held an Olympic Coaches Seminar in Busan, Korea, from June 16 to 18, ...more
Olympic Referee Refresher Course to be held in Beijing in July
The WTF will hold a Referee Refresher Course for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing from July 14 to 18. A total of 29 international referees who will officiate at the upcoming Olympics...more

WTF & Members News
The WTF conducts out-of-competition testing
The WTF has been conducting out-of-competition testing since the beginnng of June this year on national teams that have gone for overseas training This is the first time that the WTF has initiated an out-of-competition testing program, and it reaf...more

Event Calendar
Beijing 2008 Olympic Taekwondo Games Schedules

There will be Drawing of Lots Session and Head of Team Meeting' on August 18 (Monday)

Date Gender/Weight
09:00-12:56 15:00-21:04
August 20
Women -49 kg
Men -58 kg
Preliminary Quarter-final
August 21
Women -57 kg
Men -68 kg
August 22
Women -67 kg
Men -80 kg
August 23
Women +67 kg
Men +80 kg
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