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​Nottingham Olympic Hopeful Ruebyn Richards Retires From Taekwondo Due To Injury

Ruebyn Richards, World Taekwondo Championships 2015 140515 rights free courtesy of GB Taekwondo (2)

Nottingham’s Ruebyn Richards, a European Championship bronze medallist in 2014, has confirmed his retirement from taekwondo due to injury.

The 22-year-old had been one of the county’s big Olympic hopefuls for 2016 in Rio but he will now complete his sports management degree at Manchester Metropolitan University before embarking on a new career.

Richards’ four years at the GB Academy in Manchester were a series of highs and lows, including last year’s Euro bronze in Baku and two World Championship appearances.

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