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Britain’s Jones Targets Another Taekwondo Gold In Rio

Jade Jones of Britain reacts after winning her women's 57Kg taekwondo gold medal fight against Ana Zaninovic of Croatia at the 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, June 17 , 2015. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Jade Jones of Britain reacts after winning her women’s 57Kg taekwondo gold medal fight against Ana Zaninovic of Croatia at the 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, June 17 , 2015. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Jade Jones is determined to retain her Olympic title in Brazil after being named in Britain’s four-athlete taekwondo squad for the 2016 Rio Games, announced on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old, who became the first Briton to win Olympic gold in taekwondo, will be joined by world champion Bianca Walkden (+67kg), Olympic bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad (-80kg) and Mahama Cho (+80kg).

“I’m going to Rio for gold,” Jones, who will compete in the -57kg category, was quoted as saying by British media.

“I’ll be leaving everything on the mat and I want to be the best which makes me hungrier than ever and determined to succeed.

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