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Jade Jones wins Olympics taekwondo gold

Jade Jones wins Olympics taekwondo gold. Great Britain's Jade Jones beats Yuzhuo Hou of China to win Olympic gold in the 57kg class of taekwondo. The 19-year-old's 6-4 victory at the ExCel secured Britain's first Olympic taekwondo gold medal and takes Britain's gold medal tally to 25. Jade comes from Wales.

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GB taekwondo robot returns ahead of the European Championships

Great Britain's taekwondo fighters will take part in their final competition before the London 2012 Olympic Games when the European Championships begin in Manchester on Thursday. The competition presents the GB athletes with their last opportunity to convince Olympic selectors that they deserve at place in Team GB.

Great Britain's taekwondo team secured their best medal haul at a European Championships, with seven in all, as Martin Stamper and Caroline Fisher won bronzes on the final day.

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Taekwondo champion Jade Jones hopes for Rio double

Welsh gold medal winner Jade Jones is stunned by Olympic win - Britain's second Golden Woman from the 13th Day. Jones, 19, made history on Thursday by becoming Britain's 1st Olympic taekwondo winner. The Flint fighter beat world champion Yuzhuo Hou 6-4 to take the title. "It was just the best feeling, you can't describe that feeling." After a cagey opening round of the -57kg final, Jones took control in the second before easing to victory and securing Team GB's 25th gold medal at London…

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Great Britain's Lutalo Muhammad suffered an agonising last-second defeat in the men's -80kg taekwondo final - losing 8-6 to Cheick Sallah Cisse of the Ivory Coast.

London 2012 - Jade Jones of Great Britain celebrates defeating Yuzhuo Hou of China during the Women's -57kg Taekwondo gold medal final on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 9, 2012 in London, England. Getty