Olympics: Italian wins taekwondo goldAugust 12th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Carlo Molfetta of Italy took the Olympic gold in a tight heavyweight taekwondo final.
Molfetta was adjudged to have beaten Gabon’s Anthony Obame though both fighters had nine points over three rounds and overtime Saturday.
Obame’s silver is a first Olympic medal of any kind for the Central African nation.
Earlier, Robelis Despaigne of Cuba and China’s Liu Xiaobo claimed bronze after losing their respective semi-finals.
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