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Lutalo Muhammad: Taekwondo Olympic Rules Unfair On Top Nations

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Limiting leading taekwondo nations to one athlete per division at the Olympics is “unfair”, London 2012 bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad says.

The fighter was himself controversially selected ahead of Aaron Cook– then the world number one – for the last Games.

Cook has since defected to Moldova, but Muhammad is now battling world silver medallist Damon Sansum for GB’s sole berth in the -80kg division.

“Situations like this warrant reforms in our sport,” Muhammad told BBC Sport.

Muhammad and Sansum are part of a 14-strong Great Britain squad for the the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester this weekend.

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