Rules to play Taekwondo
Taekwondo competition of the Olympic Games shall be conducted in a single elimination tournament systems with double repechage for the 3rd place. The double repechange shall be conducted among all losers of the contestants on the final match.
In case of a tie score in a final match for the champion, the 4th round of three minutes will be conducted with the sudden death overtime system. Any points, Gam jeom, Kyong go or superiority of the last three rounds shall not be calculated in the 4th round. When a contestant receives one time of Gam jeom in the 4th round, the opponent shall be declared as the winner. In the event of still tie score by no point, the winner shall be decide by the Referee on the superiority of the 4th round in accordance with the criteria of superiority prescribed in Article 15 of the WTF Competition Rules.