Top 5 World Taekwondo Players (68kg) Till Date

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South Korea's Lee Dae hoon celebrates his bronze medal in the men's -68kg taekwondo.
South Korea's Lee Dae hoon celebrates his bronze medal in the men's -68kg taekwondo.

Taekwondo is basically scientific Korean traditional martial arts. Taekwondo was developed during the 1940s and 1950s by Korean martial artists with experience in martial arts such as karate, Chinese martial arts. Here is a list of top 5 Taekwondo players of the world.

It is composed of three parts as shown in the English spelling, though it is one word in Korean. “Tae” means “foot,”; “Kwon” means “fist,” or “fight”; and “Do” means the “way” or “discipline.” If we put these three parts together, we can see the real meaning of “Taekwondo”.

Here are World Top 5 Taekwondo players under 68kg belt :

Lee Dae Hoon :

Country – South Korea
Born – February 5, 1992
Height – 183 cm
Weight – 68 kg
Achievements

Bronze medal in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Silver medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Gold medal in the 2010 Asian Games.

South Korea's Lee Dae hoon celebrates his bronze medal in the men's -68kg taekwondo.
South Korea’s Lee Dae hoon celebrates his bronze medal in the men’s -68kg taekwondo.

Jaouad Achab :

Country – Belgium
Born – August 20, 1992
Height – 175 cm
Weight – 64 kg
Achievements –

Gold medal in the 2014 European Championships.
Gold medal in the 2015 World Championships.
Gold medal in the 2015 Universiade.

2627645 05/18/2015 Jaouad Achab (Belgium), winner in the men’s bantamweight competition at the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships in Chelyabinsk. Pavel Lisitsyn/RIA Novosti

Ahmad Abughaush :

Country – Jordan
Born – February 1, 1996
Height – 178 cm
Weight – 68 kg
Achievements

Gold medal in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Bronze medal in the 2018 Asian Games.
Bronze medal in the 2017 World Championship.

Alexey Alexeyevich Denisenko :

Country – Russia
Born – August 30, 1993
Height – 185 cm
Weight – 58 kg
Achievements

Silver medal in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Bronze medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Silver medal in the 2014 European Championship.
Silver medal in the 2017 and 2018 Grand Prix.

Huang Yu-jen :

Country – China
Born – June 9, 1997
Height – 180 cm
Weight – 63 kg
Achievements

Bronze medal in the 2018 World Champioship.
Gold medal in the 2014 Youth Olympic Game.
Bronze medal in the 2017 and 2018 Grand Prix.

“When two opponents of equal strength and technique fight it off, it is what is in their heart, and how they use their mind that will decide who will win.”     

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