Taekwondo star Bianca Walkden wins gold as Jade Jones settles for silver in Open European Club Championships
Three-time world taekwondo champion Bianca Walkden has won gold at the Open European Club Championships in Croatia.
The 29 year-old Brit beat Turkish star Nafia Kus 15-1 in the +73kg final.
Taking to Twitter afterwards, she said: “GOLD BABY GOLD - it feels so good to be back fighting, step by step to getting to some normality!!”
In the -73kg final, Rebecca McGowan sealed the title against Doris Pole from Croatia with a 12-9 victory.
She said on Instagram: “GOLDDDD. So happy to have come away from the first #covidcompetition with a gold!!”
Elsewhere, two-time Olympic champion Jade Jones had to settle for a silver medal after suffering a 25-27 defeat to Turkey’s Hatice Kübra İlgün in the -57kg final.
Maddison Moore finished the competition with a bronze medal after losing the -49kg semi-final against Spain’s Tania Garcia Romero.