Tokyo Olympics: GB’s Lauren Williams wins silver in -67kg taekwondo


Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8
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Great Britain’s Lauren Williams took silver in the women’s -67kg taekwondo competition at Tokyo 2020 after losing the final bout to Croatia’s Matea Jelic.

Williams, 22, was beaten 25-22 but picks up GB’s second silver medal in taekwondo at the Games.

Egypt’s Hedaya Malak won bronze for a second successive Olympics after defeating American Paige McPherson in their medal bout.

Wales’ Williams, making her Olympic debut, led with 14 seconds on the clock before Jelic came back right at the end to snatch the gold medal.

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