Jade Jones defends Olympic taekwondo title to win second gold medal


Rio Olympic Games 2016 - Day Thirteen
Jade Jones retained her Olympic taekwondo title with a thrilling win over Spain's Eva Calvo Gomez at the Rio Olympic Park on Thursday.

The Flint 23-year-old lifted coach Paul Green high in celebration after two stunning head kicks in the final round saw her to a 16-7 win over her -57kg rival.

Jones had seen a six-point lead at the end of the first round cut to just one in the second before rising to the occasion to keep hold of the title she won as a teenager in 2012.