Eight Taekwondo Athletes are Flag Bearers at Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony


Opening ceremony

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (August 5, 2016) – Eight taekwondo athletes had the honor to represent their country as flag bearers in the grand opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 5.

The list is as follows:

  • ANDRADE, Maria (CPV) in W-49kg
  • KELEKV LUKUSA, Rosa (COD) in W-49kg
  • SORN, Seavmey (CAM) in W+67kg
  • ALORA, Kirstie Elaine (PHI) in W+67kg
  • ZHAPAROV, Ruslan (KAZ) in M+80kg
  • OBAME, Anthony Mylann (GAB) in M+80kg
  • ISSOUFOU¬†ALFAGA, Abdoulrazak (NIG) in M+80kg
  • TAUFATOFUA, Pita Nikolas (TGA) in M+80kg

See the full list of 128 qualified athletes by category