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Summary

  1. Watch live coverage from the Copper Box Arena at London's Olympic Park
  2. GB's Amy Truesdale wins women's K44 +58kg title

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

GB's Truesdale wins World Para-taekwondo title

Watch as Great Britain's Amy Truesdale wins the women's K44 +58kg final at the World Para-taekwondo Championships in London.

GB's Truesdale wins World Para-taekwondo title

GB's Truesdale reaches World Para-taekwondo final

Watch the moment Great Britain's Amy Truesdale wins her semi-final to reach the women's K44 +58kg final.

GB's Truesdale reaches World Para-taekwondo final

Today's GB schedule

Women’s K44 +58kg (10 competitors)

Amy Truesdale* (GB) wins title after Rajae Akermach (Mor) retires due to injury

*Bye in 1st round

Men’s K44 +75kg (21 competitors)

Matt Bush (GB) loses to Ivan Mikulic (Cro) 7-30

Men’s K44 -75kg (25 competitors)

Joseph Lane (GB) loses to Vasileios Panagiotopoulos (Gre) 29-23

Men’s K42 -61kg (17 competitors)

Leif Thobroe (GB) loses to world number three Mehmet Sami Sarac (Tur) in quarter-finals

Get Inspired: how to get involved with Taekwondo

Taekwondo is a Korean-inspired sport that requires patience, self-discipline, dedicated training - and seriously flexible legs!

It is an Olympic discipline and requires effective self-defence, strength development and cardiovascular fitness, all developed through a combination of mental and physical training.

You can find out more about how to get involved with Taekwondo on the British Taekwondo website.

'You don't have to be fastest or strongest'

What is it?

The World Para-taekwondo and World Taekwondo Grand Prix are a one-day and three-day event respectively at the Copper Box Arena at London’s Olympic Park.

The Para-Taekwondo Championships take place on Thursday, 19 October, with the Taekwondo Grand Prix taking place on Friday, 20 October till Sunday, 22 October.

GB Olympic medallists Jade Jones and Bianca Walkden will battle it out for gold and all important ranking points that are crucial in the lead up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. They will be joined at the event by the world's leading 250 athletes across eight different weight categories.

Britain's three-time European champion Amy Truesdale will hope to win gold in front of her home crowd in the Para-taekwondo as competitors seek ranking points towards qualifying for the Paralympics.

Jade Jones
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BBC coverage

Times are BST and subject to late changes.

Thursday, 19 October

11:00-19:00, World Para-taekwondo Championships, Connected TV and online

Friday, 20 October

19:00-22:00, World Taekwondo Grand Prix, Connected TV and online

Saturday, 21 October

19:00-22:00,World Taekwondo Grand Prix, Red Button, Connected TV and online

Sunday, 22 October

18:00-20:00,World Taekwondo Grand Prix, Red Button, Connected TV and online