World Taekwondo Championships: Jade Jones & Lauren Williams in GB squad

Jade Jones
Jade Jones won a gold medal at the inaugural European Games in 2015

Wales' Jade Jones and Lauren Williams have been included in GB Taekwondo's 15-strong squad for the World Championships.

Two-time Olympic champion Jones will be bidding to win the only major gold medal she yet to win.

Williams will be one of six debutants in a squad spearheaded by reigning champion Bianca Walkden.

Walkden became only the second Briton ever to win gold at the Championships with victory in 2015.

Fellow Olympic medallist Lutalo Muhammad is also included having not fought since losing out on a gold medal at Rio 2016.

The 2017 WTF World Taekwondo Championships will be held in Muju, South Korea between 22 and 30 June.

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