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.

21 October 2015 | Plymouth University Taekwondo star Katie Bradley has been selected to represent Great Britain under-21s at next month’s European Championships.

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Great Britain's taekwondo fighter Lutalo Muhammad made the most of his controversial selection to the team by claiming an Olympic bronze medal.

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 Jade Jones celebrates victory over Eva Calvo Gomez with her…

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Lutalo Muhammad of Great Britain looks dejected after his last-second defeat.

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…

Kayla Harrison of the United States celebrates after winning her match against Gemma Gibbons of Great Britain for the United States’ first Olympic gold medal in judo during the women’s 78-kg judo competition.

Great Britain's Lutalo Muhammad (R) kicks Australia's Hayder Shkara during their…

Jade Jones (born 21 March 1993) is a Welsh taekwondo athlete who represented Team GB at the 2012 Summer Olympics, winning Britain’s first taekwondo gold medal, in the women’s 57 kg category. She is nicknamed “The Headhunter” because she prefers to try and score points from her opponent’s head rather than their body as successful kicks to the head are awarded more points than successful kicks to the body.

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