Olympic taekwondo: Gonzalez stuns Lee for goldAugust 9th, 2012 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain’s Joel Gonzalez thrashed South Korea’s Lee Daehoon for Olympic gold in the final of the men’s flyweight taekwondo tournament Wednesday.
Gonzalez, a flyweight world champion, downed Lee 17-8 in a one-sided contest that saw the Korean beaten in every round.
Lee is a 2011 world champion in the bantamweight division.
Bronze medals in the tournament’s two repechage bouts went to Oscar Munoz Oveido of Colombia and Russia’s Alexei Denisenko.
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