tae kwon do (tī′ kwŏn dō′)
A Korean martial art that emphasizes powerful kicks.
[Korean t'aekwŏndo : t'ae-, to trample + kwŏn, fist + -do, way.]
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Akmal Irgashev of Uzbekistan (left) and Chika Yagazie Chukwumerije of Nigeria (right) at the 2008 Olympic Games
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