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Olympic Taekwondo Champion Jade Jones Claims World Grand Prix Crown In Turkey

Jade and Rachelle

Jade Jones confirmed her status as world number one with impressive victory in the -57kg final at the WTF World Grand Prix in Samsun in Turkey.

The Welsh star defeated World Championship and World University Games silver medallist, Yun-Wen Huang 6-3, gaining revenge for team mate, Rachelle Booth, beaten by the Taiwanese star in the semi-finals.

Victory was particularly sweet for Jones after a controversial golden point final defeat to Iranian Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin at the previous GP in Moscow.

“It always feels good to do well at the Grand Prix but it’s nice to finally win one in the series,” said the Manchester-based star.

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