MANCHESTER-. The best athletes in the world are in Manchester Central Convention Complex in downtown Manchester, the United Kingdom on Oct. 24, 2014, faced by a booty of 40 points, and 5000 dollars in cash at first. The Olympic Taekwondo a giant step forward .
Russia’s Anastasiia Baryshnikova brushed aside a stiff challenge from Sweden’s Elin Johansson to win the women’s -67kg final match with a 5-2 victory for the gold medal and a prize money of $5,000. In the female division, the bronze went to Azerbaijan’s Farida Azizova and Turkey’s Nur Tatar.
Roger Piarulli (first from right), a WTF Council member and president of the French Taekwondo Federation, poses with medal winners during the awarding ceremony for the women’s -67kg category on the first day of the 2014 WTF World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series 2 at the Manchester Central Convention Complex in downtown Manchester, the United Kingdom on Oct. 24, 2014.
Germany’s Volker Wodzich beat Uzbekistan’s Jasur Baykuziyev 3-1 in the men’s +80kg final match to grab the gold medal and a prize money of $5,000. In the male category, the bronze went to Belarus’ Arman-Marshall Silla and Iran’s Sajjad Mardani.
Awarding Ceremony for Women’s +67kg Category Under Way on 1st Day of 2014 WTF World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series 3 in Manchester, UK
Milica Mandic of Serbia, the gold medalist in the women’s +67kg at the 2012 London Olympic Games, defeated the Netherlands’ Reshmie Oogink 7-4 to earn her country the gold medal. Mandic also took a prize money of $5,000. Korea’s In-jong Lee and Turkey’s Asena Aydin had to settle for the bronze medal in the same female division.
WTF G-4- Category event
Day ONE – Final:
Category: Seniors Female A -67
1-. BARYSHNIKOVA, ANASTASIIA RUSSIA (RUS)
2-. JOHANSSON, ELIN SWEDEN (SWE)
3-. TATAR, NUR TURKEY (TUR)
3-. AZIZOVA, FARIDA AZERBAIJAN (AZE)
Category: Seniors Female A +67 –
1-. MANDIC, MILICA SERBIAN (SRB)
2-. OOGINK, RESHMIE NETHERLANDS (NED)
3-. LEE, INJONG KOREA (KOR)
3-. AYDIN, ASENA TURKEY (TUR)
Category: Seniors Male A +80
1-. WODZICH, VOLKER GERMANY (GER)
2-. BAYKUZIYEV, JASUR UZBEKISTAN (UZB)
3-. MARDANI, SAJJAD IRAN (IRI)
3-. SILLA, ARMAN-MARSHALL BELARUS (BLR)
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