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Tazegul scores gold for Turkey in taekwondo

india Updated: Aug 10, 2012 21:52 IST

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Servet Tazegul of Turkey won Olympic taekwondo gold in the men's 68kg weight class on Thursday.


Tazegul, the World No.1 and 2008 bronze medallist, narrowly beat Mohammad Bagheri of Iran 6-5 on points.

"I have worked for this since 2008 when I got the bronze medal. I reached my goal," Tazegul said.

"This medal is in memory of my mother. I lost her not long ago."

Earlier, Terrence Jennings of the US and Afghanistan's Rohullah Nikpai won bronze medals.

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