Jade Jones wins Olympics taekwondo gold. Great Britain's Jade Jones beats Yuzhuo Hou of China to win Olympic gold in the 57kg class of taekwondo. The 19-year-old's 6-4 victory at the ExCel secured Britain's first Olympic taekwondo gold medal and takes Britain's gold medal tally to 25. Jade comes from Wales.
Great Britain's taekwondo fighters will take part in their final competition before the London 2012 Olympic Games when the European Championships begin in Manchester on Thursday. The competition presents the GB athletes with their last opportunity to convince Olympic selectors that they deserve at place in Team GB.
Kayla Harrison of the United States celebrates after winning her match against Gemma Gibbons of Great Britain for the United States’ first Olympic gold medal in judo during the women’s 78-kg judo competition.