World Taekwondo GP Manchester 2013 Facts


General Information

BANNERGPMANCHESTERCompetition dates: December 13-15, 2013.

Place: Manchester, UK.

Venue: Manchester Central.

Weight categories: Olympic Weight Category.

Grade: G8.



Number of athletes: 32 per Olympic category. Although this is GP Final, the number of athletes is exceptionally increased to give fair opportunities to MNAs to be involved in the first GP.

Selection of athletes: Top 31 athletes per Olympic category based on the WTF Olympic ranking, published early September.

Host country: 1 athlete from the host country per Olympic division shall be additionally invited.

Drawing of lots: pdfDay 1, pdfDay2, pdfDay 3

Competition method

Single elimination tournament without bronze medal contest.

WTF Ranking Points

  • 1st place: 80 ranking points.
  • 2nd place: 48 ranking points.
  • 3rd place: 28.8 ranking points.
  • 5th place: 17.28 ranking points.

Maximum quotas per MNA

2 each Olympic weight category.

Seeding and drawing of lots

Top eight (8) ranked athletes based on WTF Olympic Ranking of September shall be seeded 1-8. The remaining twenty four (24) will be drawn randomly.