In Rio 2016 GB Taekwondo aim to build on the two medals they won at London 2012 and have teamed up with UK Sport and the English Institute of Sport for the 'Fighting Chance: Battle4Brazil' programme, which aims to boost Great Britain's world-class academy with the recruitment of athletes from non-Olympic martial arts.
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European Champion Aaron Cook , who is self-funded after quitting the GB Taekwondo set-up last year, explains how he manages his time between training and the sponsor appearances which allow his to pay his support team. Cook, who became an honorary Power Ranger 2011, also tells BBC Sport's Nick Hope that the TV series inspired him to take up taekwondo at the age of five and how he wants to win multiple Olympic gold medals.
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.
Jade Jones wins Olympic taekwondo gold for Great Britain