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Olympic Taekwondo Champion Jade Jones Aims For Manchester World Grand Prix Success

Jade Jones

She may well now be a marked woman on the Taekwondo circuit, but world number one Jade Jones insists she is using her ranking to her advantage ahead of the final stages of qualifying for the Rio Olympics.

The 22-year-old from Flint – who famously became the first ever Briton to win a taekwondo gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in London – hit top spot in the world rankings following a sensational start to 2015.

She had to get over a disappointing blip at the World Championships in Russia in May – where she went out at the quarter-final stage in controversial circumstances when the electronic scoring system crashed during her bout.

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