Muhammad Too Strong For Arch-Rival Cook At WTF Grand Prix Final
The latest chapter in one of sport’s bitterest rivalries unfolded here today at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix Final as Britain’s Lutalo Muhammad overcame former team-mate Aaron Cook, now fighting for Moldova.
Under 80 kilograms fighter Muhammad was controversially selected for the British Olympic team at London 2012 ahead of Cook, then ranked world number one, winning a bronze medal under huge pressure.
Cook left the British team as a result of the dispute, fighting first for the Isle of Man before switching to the Eastern European country following the promise of generous funding.
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