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Jade Jones (GBR) Wins Taekwondo -67kg Gold v Hou Yuzhuo (CHN) - London 2012 Olympics

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Published on Aug 9, 2012

Team GB's Jade Jones wins the women's taekwondo -57kg gold medal by defeating China's Hou Yuzhuo at the ExCeL - South Arena 1 as part of the London 2012 Olympic Games (9 August).

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Taekwondo is a traditional Korean martial art, which means "the way of kicking and punching". In taekwondo, hands and feet can be used to overcome an opponent, but the trademark of the sport is its combination of kick movements. Taekwondo is one of the two Asian martial arts included on the Olympic programme. Taekwondo made its debut as a demonstration Olympic sport at the 1988 Seoul Games, and became an official medal sport at the 2000 Sydney Games.

Find more about Taekwondo at http://www.olympic.org/taekwondo

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