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Stevenson’s Hopes Revived Before Defeat

  Sarah Stevenson’s bid for Olympic taekwondo gold was temporarily revived – before she lost her semi-final to Mexican Maria del Rosario Espinoza. Earlier today (Saturday) the Team GB taekwondo player was judged to have lost her quarter-final contest against China’s double Olympic champion Chen Zhong. Stevenson appeared to connect with a kick to Chen’s…

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Valiant Cook Misses Out on Taekwondo Bronze

Team GB’s 17-year-old Aaron Cook fought with courage and aggression in the men’s -80kg taekwondo competition but was unable to claim a medal for Team GB. He agonisingly lost 6-5 to Italy’s Mauro Sarmiento in the semi-final and was then beaten comprehensively 4-1 by Zhu Guo of China in the repechage final to narrowly miss…

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Brave Battle By Taekwondo’s Harvey

  Harvey, fighting in the –58kg category, was drawn in the preliminary round of 16 against the experienced Mexican Perez and put up a good fight despite being 2-0 down at the end of round two. The British teenager battled back to score twice in round three and force the contest into a deciding fourth…

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Closing date for the BTCB National Championships, August 27th

The closing date for entries to the BTCB National Championships is August 27th. Event information and application forms can be found in the calendar section of the website.    All competitors are reminded that they must provide an up to date copy of their valid insurance as part of their application.  All competitors should check…

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Britain United, Adidas

British Taekwondo are proud to be associated with the new adidas exhibition of photography celebrating the athletes who are competing in Beijing this summer. The exhibition includes 20 athletes from several sports and features Aaron Cook,17, from Taekwondo. Aaron is the UK’s first junior World Champion Aaron was pictured in Alderly Edge Woods, Macclesfield close…

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Quiet girl Sarah is a fighter

 SARAH STEVENSON admits if someone picked a fight wither her she would not have a clue what to do. Download Press Clipping as PDF

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Stevenson Aims To Make It Third Time Lucky

 Team GB taekwondo athlete Sarah Stevenson is aiming to make it third time lucky in Beijing.    Stevenson is the oldest member of the three-strong Team GB taekwondo team for Beijing, competing at her third Olympic Games aged just 25.   She came close to a medal aged 17 in Sydney, finishing fourth. After missing…