Rules to play Taekwondo
The IOC Doping Regulations will be applied to Taekwondo competition of the Olympic Games, and the doping test will be taken to Taekwondo Qualification Tournament and Regional Taekwondo Qualification Tournament in accordance with the WTF Regulations for Doping Control
The medal doping test at Taekwondo Qualification Tournament will be carried out to all the 4 winner ranking 1st to 3rd of each weight category, and any winner who proves to have committed a breach of the WTF Regulations for Doping Control shall be removed from the final standing with deprival of qualification, and the substitute contestant from 5th in order will be replaced.
In case of Regional Taekwondo Qualification Tournament in Asia, Europe and Pan America, the doping test will be taken to the 2winners ranking 1st to 2nd of each weight category, while 1st winner only of each weight category in case of Africa. The qualification of any winner who proves to have committed a breach of the WTF Regulations for Doping Control shall be deprived, and the substitute contestant from 3rd in order in case of Asia, Europe and Pan America will be replaced. In the same case of Africa, 2nd winner will be substituted.
The substitute constants of Taedwondo Qualification Tournament may participate in case in the same weight category at Regional Taekwondo Qualification tournament in case that the results on the doping test will not com out till then. When the analysis results turn out to be positive against the WTF regulations for Doping Control, the contestant (5th first) will be substituted. In the case that the substituted contestant has been also qualified at the Regional Tournament shall be transferred to the contestant next in line in the competition standings.