World Taekwondo Kyorugi Rankings: May 2020 – Top 10
14 athletes retain their top spot in the standings while Achab replaces Zhao as the leader of the M-63 division and Sim overtakes Yong in W-46
Take a look at the current status of the 16 weight division rankings of the World Taekwondo as of May 1st 2020. Eight male athletes and eight female fighters lead each of the standings and are considered the current dominators of our sport worldwide.
Panipak Wongpattanakit (Thailand) leads the Women’s -49 kg division, Tatiana Kudashova (Russia) comands the -53 kg one, Jade Jones (Great Britain) does the same in Women’s -57 kg, Irem Yaman from Turkey (Daedo Team) holds the first place in Women’s -62 kg, Matea Jelic retains the Women’s -67 kg crown, Milica Mandic of Serbia (Daedo Team) repeats as the best Women’s -73 kg qualified athlete, and Bianca Walkden (Great Britain) reigns in Women’s +73 kg one more month. Therefore, the Women divisions have suffered no significant changes in the last month.
The main change in the Women’s divisions has affected the Women’s -46 kg class, in which Jae-yong Sim from Korea has overtaken Yvette Yong (Canada) to regain the throne of the category.
In the Men’s caegories, Jun-seo Bae (Korea) stays in the top spot of the Men’s -54 kg class; Jang (Korea) still seats in the M-58 kg’s throne; Taekwondo superstar Dae-hoon Lee (Daedo Team) of Korea dominates the Men’s -68 kg division; world silver Daniel Quesada (Spain) holds the first position in M-74; Maksim Khramtcov (Russia) remains on top of the Men’s -80 kg class, Miguel Martins Soares (Brazil) sits once more on the M-87 throne and Kyo-don In retains his first place in the Men’s +87 kg standings.
The only change on top of the Men’s standings of the current month has affected the Men’s -63 kg category, which is now reigned by 2015 world champion Jaouad Achab from Belgium, who has replaced Shuai Zhao from China, the leader of the class in April.
The points awarded to each athlete take into consideration all the events held until the end of April 2020 on the World Taekwondo official calendar.
Women’s -46 kg
Women’s -49 kg
Women’s -53 kg
Women’s -57 kg
Women’s -62 kg
Women’s -67 kg
Women’s -73 kg
Women’s +73 kg
Men’s -54 kg
Men’s -58 kg
Men’s -63 kg
Men’s -68 kg
Men’s -74 kg
Men’s -80 kg
Men’s -87 kg
Men’s +87 kg