Tokyo Olympics: Bianca Walkden contributes to Team GB’s taekwondo success, reaching semifinals

Bianca Walkden contributes to Team GB’s taekwondo success as Liverpool’s best produce a composed display to beat Cansel Deniz in the women’s 67kg, and secure her spot in the semi-finals

Bianca Walkden continued a lavish Tokyo Games success for GB taekwondo as she secured her place in the women’s 67kg semi-final.

Walkden, from Liverpool, was dealt an early blow to Kazakh fighter Cansel Deniz, but recovered impressively to finish with a 17-7 win.

The focus remains on gold for the three-time world champion and few will bet against her after a performance that terrifies her rivals.

More to follow.

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