Gwangju 2015 Universiade – Day 7: Korea takes 8th gold to finish on top of the medal count
Gwangju 2015 Universiade
7-13 July 2015
Day 7 – Report
Korea clinched the Men’s Team Kyorugi gold to finish on top of Gwangju 2015 Universiade Medal Count with a total of 8 titles, followed by Iran with 5 and China, who won the Women’s Team Kyorugi division on Monday, with 4.
Chinese Taipei, Turkey, Thailand, Belgium, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan managed to take 1 gold each to complete the 23 categories in play.
Day 7 – Final Podiums
Women’s Team Kyorugi
Men’s Team Kyorugi
Day 6 – Report
Korea won its 6th gold at Gwangju 2015 Universiade on the sixth day of action of the event after Minjeong Kim defeated Yun-Wn Huang 8-4 in the Women’s -73 kg division final. The other 3 gold medals of the day were taken by Ira, who rockets to 5 titles, China, who have collected 3 in total so far, and Belgium, who hadn’t been successful until Achab’s extraordinary performance on Saturday.
The main names of these 3 nations’ glory on Saturday were Shuyin Zheng (CHN), who beat Iva Rados from Croatia 4-0 in the Women’s -73 kg final, Omid Amidi (IRI), who got rid of Kyo Don In from Korea 4-3 in the Men’s -87 kg crucial fight, and Jaouad Achab from Belgium, who became the new Men’s -63 kg champion after edging Shuai Zhao from China 8-5.
The bronze medalists of the day were: Reshmie Oogink (NED) and Aydin (TUR) in Women’s -73 kg, Gladovic (SRB) and Halinda (INA) in Women’s -53 kg, Huang (TPE) and Jackson (USA) in Men’s -63 kg and Qiao (CHN) and Uguz (TUR) in Men’s -87 kg.
Day 6 – Final Podiums
Women’s -53 kg
Women’s -73 kg
Men’s -87 kg
Men’s -63 kg
Day 5 – Report
Iran won two more gold medals on Saturday to rocket to 4 in the overall standings as China clinched its second gold of the event and Uzbekistan took its first title. The two main names for the Iranian team on the fifth day of action at Gwangju 2015 Universiade were Akram Khodabandeh, champion of the Women’s +73 kg division after smashing Kim from Korea 9-3 in the final, and Seyed Ahmad Khosrowfar, winner of the Men’s -74 kg category after struggling to defeat Maizeroi from France in the crucial fight 8 to 7.
The other two titles of the day were taken by Dmitriy Shokin from Uzbekistan, who got rid of local idol Park by 2-1 in the Men’s +87 kg final to clinch the first gold medal for his country, and Hua Zhang (CHN), who had to wait until the very last second to taste gold against Irem Yaman from Turkey (7-6).
The bronze medalists of this fifth day of action were: Gbagbi (CIV) and Marta Calvo (ESP) in Women’s -62 kg, Rosanna Simon (ESP) and Ikaeva (RUS) in Women’s +73 kg, Ustaev (RUS) and Glesmann (GER) in Men’s -74 kg, and De Andrade (BRA) and Askari (IRI) in Men’s +87 kg.
Day 5 – Final Podiums
Women’s -62 kg
Women’s +73 kg
Men’s -74 kg
Men’s +87 kg
Day 4 – Report
Iran won its second gold medal at Gwangju 2015 Universiade after Saeid Rajabi beat Cisse from Ivory Coast 5-4 to become the new Men’s -80 kg champion on the fourth day of action.
The bronze medals of the division were awarded to Liu from Chinese Taipei and Wang from China.
The other 3 titles decided on Thursday were taken by China, Kazakhstan and Thailand, who clinched their first gold in the event.
The main names of these nations’ glory were Nursultan Mamayev (KAZ), who got rid of Bragança (POR) by 2-0 in the Men’s -58 kg final, Yunfei Guo (CHN), who defeated no other than Chia Chia Chuang (TPE) 10-9 in the Women’s -67 kg crucial fight, and Chanatip Sonkham (THA), who proved to be stronger than Lucjia Zaninovic (CRO) in the Women’s -49 kg gold medal match.
Nur Tatar (TUR) and Ana Bajic (SRB) were the bronze medalists of the Women’s -67 kg division, Yildirim (TUR) and Wu (TPE) took the same prize in the Women’s -49 kg, while the lower step of the podium in the Men’s -58 kg was taken by Amirisorkhi (IRI) and Tukhvatullin (RUS).
Day 4 – Final Podiums
Women’s -49 kg
Women’s -67 kg
Men’s -58 kg
Men’s -80 kg
Day 3 – Report
Chinese Taipei, Iran, Korea and Turkey were the first nations to climb to the top of the podium at Gwangju Universiade Kyorugi competition after Lin (TPE), Kim (KOR), Armin (IRI) and Akyol (TUR) respectively won the Women’s -46, Women’s -57, Men’s -54 and Men’s -68 kg divisions on the third day of competition.
Lin defeated Khamsribusa from Thailand by 1-0 in a close final to taste gold, with the bronze medals being awarded to Kouttouki (CYP) and Yu (KOR). Kim lifted the -57 kg trophy after smashing Da Silva from Portugal 6-0 in the crucial fight, with Nisaisom (THA) and Glasnovic (SWE) taking the lower step of the podium. Armin became the new -54 kg champion by getting rid of Laachraoui from Belgium 4-1, with Ten (RUS) and Kim (KOR) sharing the bronze. And Akyol clinched Turkey’s first title in the event after proving to be better than Ryu from Korea in the Men’s -68 kg final (3-1), with Joel Gonzalez (ESP) and McNeish (GBR) having to content with the bronzes.
With these results, Korea rockets to 6 medals in total -5 in Poomsae-, with Turky, Chinese Taipei and Iran following them with 1 title each.
Tomorrow will be the day for the Women’s -49 and -67 kg and Men’s -58 and -80 kg divisions.
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Day 3 – Final Podiums
Women’s -46 kg
Women’s -57 kg
Men’s -54 kg
Men’s -68 kg
Day 2 – Report
Korea won the 3 missing Poomsae categories on the second day of action at Gwangju Universiade 2015 to complete an extraordinary 5 out of 5 Poomsae performance. After clinching the Men’s and Women’s Individual Poomsae divisions on Tuesday, the Korean Team managed to take the Men’s and Women’s Team and Mixed Pair trophies as well on Wednesday.
The gold medallists in Men’s Team were JANG Sehoon / JO Jeonghun / LEE Gwanghyun, the winners of the Women’s Team division were CHOI Hyoseo / CHOI Jieun / GWAK Yeowon, while the Mixed Pair champions ended up being GWON Hyeokin / LEE Jaehee.
Once the Poomsae categories have been completed, is the time for the Kyorugi divisions. Tomorrow will be the day for the first titles to be decided: Women’s -46 and -57 kg and Men’s -54 and 68 kg.
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Day 2 – Final Podiums
Men’s Team Poomsae
– Korea Team: JANG Sehoon / JO Jeonghun / LEE Gwanghyun
– Indonesia Team: HAIDIR Maulana / FITRACAHYANTO Mu.. / WAHYU Muhammad A..
– Chinese Taipei Team: CHANG Wei-chieh / CHUANG Chun-kai / LU Cheng-lung
– Vietnam Team: LE Hieu Nghia / LE Thanh Trung / NGUYEN Thien Phung
Women’s Team Poomsae
– Korea Team: CHOI Hyoseo / CHOI Jieun / GWAK Yeowon
– Chinese Taipei Team: CHEN Hsiang-ting / CHEN Yi-hsuan / LEE Ying-hsian
– Iran Team: GHADERIAN Bahareh / GHASEMI Fatemeh / SALAHSHOURI Marjan
– Turkey Team: ALKAN Bengu / YILMAZ Elif Aybuke / TOREHAN Fatma
Mixed Pair Poomsae
– Korea: GWON Hyeokin / LEE Jaehee
– Mexico: MEDINA LOPEZ Ollin / AYALA T. Vaslav
– Chinese Taipei: CHEN Yi-hsuan / LI Cheng-gang
– Vietnam: NGUYEN Thien Phung / Tuyet Van CHAU
Day 1 – Report
Korea took the first two gold medals of the Universiade 2015 Taekwondo competition, which is being held in the city of Gwangju, after Jongbeom Bae and Hansol Yang respectively won the Men’s and Women’s Individual Poomsae divisions in the first day of action.
These were the two first titles decided in the Taekwondo competition, which will last until next Monday July 13.
Iran and Mexico clinched the two silvers of the day thanks to Jamali (Men’s) and Medina (Women’s), while the other medallists of the day were Haidir (INA) and Wu (CHN) in Men’s and Yilmaz (TUR) and Liao (TPE) in Women’s.
Tomorrow will be the day for three more Poomsae divisions: Mixed Pair, Men’s Team and Women’s Team.
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Day 1 – Final Podiums
Women’s Individual Poomsae
Men’s Individual Poomsae