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Jade Goes For Gold

History could repeat itself once more, as Jade Jones has made it into the -57kg Final.

The Welsh-born athlete, confidently led her Semi-Final match against Swedish Nikita Glasnovic with a 3-point head kick, followed by a check to the body before Glasnovic evened the playing field by landing a head shot of her own.

Determined as ever to secure a chance to fight in the gold medal match, Jones took the lead once again by scoring 2 more points and another head kick, winning the match 9-4.

Jones will now face Spain’s Eva Calvo Gomez in the -57kg Final at 2am.

Tune in on BBC 5 Live, switch over to BBC One or watch the live stream here.

Event: Women’s -57kg – Jade Jones


Result: Round of 16 – Defeated Naima Bakkal of Morocco 12-4


Result: Quarter-final – Defeated Raheleh Asemani of Belgium 7-2


Result: Semi-final – Defeated Nikita Glasnovic of Sweden 9-4


Next event: Eva Calvo Gomez of Spain, final, (Today, 22:00)

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