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.
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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)