Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Asian Taekwondo Qualification

Check out the highlights of the Asian Taekwondo Qualification, Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

2016 Asian Qualification Tournament for Rio Olympic Games

The 2016 Asian Qualification Tournament for Rio Olympic Games was held from April 16 to 17, 2016 at the Marriot Convention Center Grand Ballroom in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines. The top two athletes from each weight division qualified for the Olympics. 98 athletes from 36 Asian countries entered the qualification tournament.

4 million pesos approved budget by the Philippine Sports Commission was spent by the Philippine Taekwando Association for the hosting rights and event preparations.

Medalists


Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
–58 kg Zhao Shuai
China
Tawin Hanprab
Thailand
Yahya Ayash
Yemen
Sergio Suzuki
Japan
–68 kg Ahmad Abu-Ghaush
Jordan
Pürevjavyn Temüüjin
Mongolia
Peerathep Sila-on
Thailand
Chang Cheng-hao
Chinese Taipei
–80 kg Nikita Rafalovich
Uzbekistan
Liu Wei-ting
Chinese Taipei
Anas Al-Adarbi
Jordan
Mahmoud Abdelrahim
Qatar
+80 kg Qiao Sen
China
Ruslan Zhaparov
Kazakhstan
Atief Arshad
Pakistan
Alisher Gulov
Tajikistan

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
−49 kg Huang Huai-hsuan
Chinese Taipei
Ainur Yesbergenova
Kazakhstan
Trương Thị Kim Tuyến
Vietnam
Bana Daraghmi
Jordan
−57 kg Kimia Alizadeh
Iran
Phannapa Harnsujin
Thailand
Neema Gurung
Nepal
Pauline Lopez
Philippines
−67 kg Cansel Deniz
Kazakhstan
Nigora Tursunkulova
Uzbekistan
Julyana Al-Sadeq
Jordan
Hà Thị Nguyên
Vietnam
+67 kg Sorn Seavmey
Cambodia
Kirstie Alora
Philippines
Akram Khodabandeh
Iran
Mokhru Khalimova
Tajikistan

Qualification summary

NOC Men Women Total
−58kg −68kg −80kg +80kg −49kg −57kg −67kg +67kg
 Cambodia X 1
 China X X 2
 Chinese Taipei X X 2
 Iran X 1
 Jordan X 1
 Kazakhstan X X X 3
 Mongolia X 1
 Philippines X 1
 Thailand X X 2
 Uzbekistan X X 2
Total: 10 NOCs 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 16