Taekwondo at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Taekwondo was contested as an official sport at the Olympic Games for the first time at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.wikipedia
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Huang Chih-hsiung

Chih-Hsiung Huang
At the 2000 Summer Olympics he won a bronze medal at the Men's 58 kg Taekwondo event.

2000 Summer Olympics

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Taekwondo was contested as an official sport at the Olympic Games for the first time at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Donald Geisler

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Donald David "Donnie" von Geisler III (born October 6, 1978) is a retired Filipino taekwondo athlete of German-American descent, who represented the Philippines in the Summer Olympic Games in the years 2000 and 2004.

Trần Hiếu Ngân

Tran Hieu Ngan
Tran Hieu Ngan became the first Vietnamese Olympic medalist in this competition.
Trần Hiếu Ngân (born June 26, 1974) is a Vietnamese Taekwondo athlete who competed in the Women's 49-57 kg weight class at the 2000 Summer Olympics, and she won the silver medal.

Taekwondo

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Taekwondo was contested as an official sport at the Olympic Games for the first time at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Hamide Bıkçın Tosun

Hamide Bikçin
* Bronze medalist Chi Shu-Ju, Hamide Bıkçın Tosun, Hadi Saei and Pascal Gentil complained to the media about what they perceived as biased refereeing which made them lose their possible gold medal.
Hamide Bıkçın Tosun (born January 24, 1978) is a female Turkish Taekwondo athlete, who competed in the Women's 49–57 kg weight class at the 2000 Summer Olympics held in Sydney, Australia and won the bronze medal.

Sarah Stevenson

Ms Sarah Diana StevensonSarah Stephenson
In 2000, she won the 3rd place in taekwondo at the 2000 Summer Olympics's World Qualification Tournament and qualified for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Women's 67 kg.

Yoriko Okamoto

Yoriko Okamoto is the first Japanese athlete to become an Olympic taekwondo medalist, winning the bronze medal at the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics in the 57–67 kg weight class.

Veera Ruoho

Veera Liukkonen
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Trude Gundersen

She was Norway's first and only taekwondo competitor during the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, and won a silver medal in the -67 kg weight class.

Olympic Games

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Taekwondo was contested as an official sport at the Olympic Games for the first time at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Sydney

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Taekwondo was contested as an official sport at the Olympic Games for the first time at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Demonstration sport

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It had previously been a demonstration sport in 1988 and 1992.

Weight class

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Medals were awarded in four weight classes each for men and women.

Vietnam

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Tran Hieu Ngan became the first Vietnamese Olympic medalist in this competition.