Video Link: Servet Tazegül (TUR) – Terrence Jennings (USA) London 2012 World Qualification Tournament

Taekwondo athletes Servet Tazegül (TUR) and Terrence Jennings (USA) are set to face one another in the preliminary round of the men’s under 68kg division in the Olympics on Thursday, August 9th.

The two of them have fought each other before.… Read the rest

14 European Countries Earn London Olympic Tickets through European Qualification Tournament

World Taekwondo Federation

“A total of 14 European countries were qualified for the taekwondo competition of the 2012 London Olympic Games through the European Qualification Tournament, which wrapped up its three-day event in Kazan, Russia on Jan. 29, 2012. … Serbia, Slovenia and Spain grabbed three Olympic tickets through the European Qualification Tournament, while host Russia, Germany, Ukraine and Turkey clinched two tickets each.… Read the rest

Serbia Clinches 2 Olympic Tickets for 1st time on 2nd Day of European Qualification Tournament

World Taekwondo Federation

“Serbia grabbed two tickets to the taekwondo competition of the 2012 London Olympic Games on the second day of the three-day European Qualfication Tournament in Kazan, Russia on Jan. 28, 2012. For Serbia, the London Olympics will be its first Olympic taekwondo debut.… Read the rest

Russia, Spain Win 2 Olympic Tickets Each on 1st Day of European Qualification Tournament

World Taekwondo Federation

“Host Russia and Spain clinched two tickets each to the taekwondo competition of the 2012 London Olympic Games on the opening day of the European Qualification Tournament at the Palace of Martial Arts ‘Ak Bars’ in Kazan, Russia, on Jan.… Read the rest

European Olympic Qualification Tournament to Kick Off in Kazan, Russia on Jan. 27 for 3-Day Run

World Taekwondo Federation

“The European Qualification Tournament for the 2012 London Olympic Games will be held at the Palace of Martial Arts “Ak Bars” in Kazan, Russia on Jan. 27, 2012 for a three-day run. … A total of 120 athletes from 39 European countries will compete for 24 places for the taekwondo competition at the London Olympic Games.… Read the rest

African Olympic Qualification Tournament Wraps Up in Great Success on Jan. 12 in Cairo, Egypt

WTF News

“The WTF African Qualification Tournament for the 2012 London Olympic Games wrapped up in a resounding success on Jan. 12, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt after two days of competition. … A total of nine countries won at least one ticket to the taekwondo competition of the London Olympic Games through the two-day African Qualification Tournament.… Read the rest

African Olympic Qualification Tournament Kicks Off in Cairo, Egypt

WTF News

“The WTF African Qualification Tournament for the 2012 London Olympic Games kicked off at the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, Egypt on Jan. 11, 2012 for a two-day run. … A total of 85 athletes from 30 African countries are competing for 16 places for the taekwondo competition at the 2012 London Olympic Games.… Read the rest

Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament Wraps Up on Nov. 27 in Bangkok, Thailand

“The WTF Asian Qualification Tournament for the 2012 London Olympic Games concluded in a great success on Nov. 27, 2011 after two days of competition in Bangkok, Thailand. … Through the Asian Qualification Tournament, which took place at the John Paul II Sports Center at the Assumption University of Thailand in eastern Bangkok, a total of 13 countries grabbed at least one ticket to the taekwondo competition of the London Olympic Games.… Read the rest

Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament Kicks Off on Nov. 26 in Bangkok, Thailand

“The WTF Asian Qualification Tournament for the 2012 London Olympic Games kicked off on Nov. 26, 2011 for a two-day run in Bangkok, Thailand. … The Asian Qualification Tournament takes place at the John Paul II Sports Center at the Assumption University of Thailand in eastern Bangkok.… Read the rest

Olympics Hope Ends for Nepali Taekwondo

“KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The last hope of Nepali taekwondo players to qualify for the London Olympics 2012 came to an end on Sunday as all four Nepali participants failed in the Asian Qualification held in Thailand….”

“…Nepali taekwondo players had missed the World Qualification of taekwondo for the London Olympics as Nepal Taekwondo Association failed to send them to Baku, Azerbaijan on July 3, 2011 because of financial crunch.… Read the rest