21 October 2015 | Plymouth University Taekwondo star Katie Bradley has been selected to represent Great Britain under-21s at next month’s European Championships. https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/news/university-taekwondo-star-makes-great-britain-team
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.
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.
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.