Taekwondo Hall of Fame® Ceremony 2017

Mandy Jongh de

Country : Netherlands

OUTSTANDING PIONEER TAEKWONDO CHAMPION / NETHERLANDS

For years, Mandy Jongh de was the face of Taekwondo in the Netherlands, at the weight class of 70KG. Nearly 30 years ago (October 2017) Mandy became the first Dutch woman to become a world champion, and remains the only Dutch woman who has ever achieved this honor.
Mandy de Jongh has many additional accomplishments to her name. She is the only Dutch person who has ever won a medal at an Olympic tournament. She was part of the Dutch select team that participated in the Olympic Taekwondo tournament in 1988 in Seoul. There she won the silver medal, losing in the final to the Korean, Kim Hyung Hey. Mandy’s other accomplishments include:

In 2017 Mandy Jongh de was inducted into the OFFICIAL TAEKWONDO HALL OF FAME®

1984: Gold medal, Dutch Championships.
Gold medal, Spanish Open Championships.
Gold medal, Open Dutch Championships.
Bronze medal, European Championships in Stuttgart, Germany

1985: Bronze medal, 7th World Championships in Seoul, Korea.
Gold medal, Open Dutch Championships.
Gold medal, Dutch Championships.
Gold medal, Spanish Open Championships.
Gold medal, Open German Championships.

1986: Gold medal, European Championships in Seefeld, Austria.
Gold medal, Open Dutch Championships.
Gold medal, Turkish Open Championships.
Gold medal, Dutch Championships.
Gold medal, Open German Championships.

1987: Gold medal, 8th World Championships in Barcelona Spain.
Gold medal, Open Belgian Championships.
Gold medal, Open Dutch Championships.
Gold medal, Dutch Championships.
Gold medal, Open German Championships.

1988: Silver medal, 24th Olympics Seoul Korea.
Gold medal, European Championships in Ankara, Turkey for the 2nd time in a row.
Gold medal, Open Dutch Championships.
Gold medal, Dutch Championships.
Gold medal, Open Belgian Championships.
Gold medal, Open German Championships.

1989: Gold medal, Open Dutch Championships.
Gold medal, Dutch Championships.
Gold medal, Open German Championships.
Gold medal, Open Belgian Championships