August 23, 2008 / 2:27 PM / 10 years ago

FACTBOX-Olympics-Taekwondo-Gold medallist Cha Dong-min

Aug 23 (Reuters) - Factbox on Cha Dong-min (South Korea) who won the Olympic gold medal in the men’s +80kg taekwondo on Saturday.

Age: 21 (date of birth: Aug 24, 1986)

Cha won South Korea's fourth taekwondo gold medal of the 2008 Olympic Games. With scores tied at 4-4 in the final, Cha unleashed a potent kick into the chest of Greek opponent Alexandros Nikolaidis to seal victory 5-4. (For more stories visit our multimedia Beijing website here; and see our blog at blogs.reuters.com/china)

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