Michalis Mouroutsos

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Tae Kwon Do
Gold 2000 58 kgs

Michalis Mouroutsos is a Greek tae kwon do champion and Olympic gold medallist.

Mouroutsos was born on February 29, 1980 in Langadia, Arcadia. He began tae kwon do in 1987 and holds a sixth-degree black belt. He is an athlete of AS Dafni.

Mouroutsos won the first Olympic gold medal awarded for tae kwon do (58kg) in the 2000 Olympiad in Sydney, Australia. He also won gold at the European championship of Patra held that same year.

He is an officer in the Hellenic Navy.

Other distinctions

  • World Championship 2003 - 5th place
  • Athens Olympics 2004 - 5th place
  • World Championship 2005 - 5th place
  • University Games 2005 - 3rd place, bronze medal