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1988 - Taekwondo Olympic debut as a demonstration sport, Seoul, South Korea

1992 - Taekwondo was again a demonstration sport, Barcelona, Spain

1996 - Taekwondo held status of an Exhibition sport, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

2000 - First time Taekwondo was a Full Medal sport, Sydney, Australia

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History has recorded that boxing began as an event at the Ancient Olympics in 668 BC. In the Modern Olympics, boxing debuted at the 1904 Games in St. Louis.

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Taekwondo sparring became an Olympic event in 2000 at the Sydney Olympics. It started its Olympic beginnings as a demonstration event in 1988 in Seoul.

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