The Greatest Taekwondo Athlete at the Olympic Games
Who is the greatest Taekwondo athlete of all time based on Olympic Games performances? We have used a weighted total medal count of each male and female Taekwondo athlete from all modern Olympic Games to rank their overall performance.
Three athletes tie for the most successful all-time performing Taekwondo athletes at the Olympic Games: Hwang Kyung-Seon (South Korea), Steven López (USA) and Hadi Saei (Iran), each with 2 golds and one bronze medal. See the table below to see how other athletes ranked.
Top Olympic Games Taekwondo Athletes
Here are the top ranked athletes from the sport of Taekwondo for performances at all Olympiads, using the Topend Sports Weighted Ranking System to order the athletes, awarding points for both gold (6 points) and other medals (silver 2 pts, bronze 1 pt). All competitors with at least 2 medals are listed below.
Table: The Top Ranked Athletes from Taekwondo at the Olympic Games
|=1||Hwang Kyung-Seon||South Korea||F||2||0||1||3||13|
|=4||Jane Jones||Grfeat Britain||F||2||0||0||2||12|