World Taekwondo Olympic Rankings – Top 16: June 2019
Wongpattanakit, Jones, Walkden, Kim, Lee, Khramtcov and Larin repeat on top one more month, while Tatar overtakes Oh in Women’s -67 kg
Take a look at the current status of the eight Olympic rankings of World Taekwondo as of June 1st 2019. The same four male athletes and three of the four female fighters that led the standings in May are still in front of the race to earn a ticket for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, while Nur Tatar from Turkey has managed to overtake Hyeri Oh to reign in Women’s -67 kg.
Panipak Wongpattanakit from Thailand retains the 1st place in Women’s -49 kg with 623 points, almost 200 points ahead of Korean star So-hui Kim and nearly 300 points more than Tijana Bogdanovic from Serbia, member of Team Daedo.
In Women’s -57 kg, double Olympic champion Jade Jones (GBR) remains as the leader, followed by Lee (KOR), who keeps her place in the top 2. Double world champion Irem Yaman, another Daedoathlete, replaces another Turkish fighter (Ilgun) in the podium.
Nur Tatar’s silver in Manchester has given the Turkish star the first place in the Ranking. Oh (Korea) and Zhang (China) complete the top 3.
In Women’s +67 kg, no significant changes have affected the leaders of the race, with Walkden (GBR), Zheng (CHN) and Mandic (Serbia, Team Daedo competitor) mantaining their privileged spots.
Two more Daedo fighters, the Korean superstars Tae-hun Kim and Dae-hoon Lee, top the Men’s -58 and -68 kg categories with over a 100 points ahead of their pursuers.
In Men’s -80 kg, Khramtcov (RUS), in companion of double world champion Beigi Harchegani (AZE) and Cisse (CIV), another Taekwondo top class player sponsored by Daedo, keep standing out as the kings of the division, while in the heaviest class, the Men’s +80 kg one, Larin (RUS), In (KOR) and Issoufou (NIG) –Daedo athlete– left no chance for the rest of contestants to earn a spot in the top 3.
The points awarded to each athlete take into consideration all the events held until the end of May 2019 on the World Taekwondo official calendar.
Men’s -68 kg
Men’s -58 kg
Women’s -57 kg
Women’ -49 kg
Men’s +80 kg
Men’s -80 kg
Women’s +67 kg