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Taekwondo women - 49 kg

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Simultaneous high kicks

London 2012 - Thailand’s Chanatip Sonkham and Elizabeth Zamora of Guatemala each attempt high kick attacks at the same moment during bronze medal action in women’s -49kg taekwondo on 8 August, 2012 in ExCel arena.
IOC/John Huet
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Bronze medal match B women’s -49kg taekwondo

London 2012 - Jannet Alegria Pena of Mexico flinches as Lucija Zaninovic of Croatia extends a high kick aimed at the head during women’s taekwondo -49kg bronze medal action at ExCel on 8 August, 2012.
IOC/John Huet
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Tango or Taekwondo?

London 2012 - Chanatip Sonkham (in blue) blocks an attempted heel kick from Elizabeth Zamora of Guatemala and wins a bronze medal for Thailand in women’s -49kg taekwondo on 8 August, 2012.
IOC/John Huet
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Enrique advances to gold medal match

London 2012 - Brigitte Yague Enrique of Spain and her coach have identical responses to the news that she’s won her semifinal match and will compete for gold in women’s taekwondo -49kg competition at ExCel on 8 August, 2012.
IOC/John Huet
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Sonkham (THA) blocks Zamora (GUA)

London 2012 - Thailand’s Chanatip Sonkham (in blue) holds Elizabeth Zamora of Guatemala scoreless in their match A battle for bronze in women’s taekwondo -49kg division on 8 August, 2012.
IOC/John Huet
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Two contenders down in taekwondo

London 2012 - A clash of limbs results in both Elizabeth Zamora of Guatemala (in red) and Thailand’s Chanatip Sonkham seeking assistance from their trainers during bronze medal match A in -49kg taekwondo. Both women continue to compete, and Sonkham goes on to win the medal in a score of 8-0 over Zamora on 8 August, 2012.
IOC/John Huet
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Wu celebrates repeat gold in -49k taekwondo

London 2012 - Wu Jingyu of China shares jubilation with her coach after defending her gold medal from Beijing at the London Olympic games in women’s taekwondo -49kg on 8 August, 2012.
IOC/John Huet
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Zamora sent spinning

London 2012 - A swift scoring kick from Thailand’s Chanatip Sonkham sends Elizabeth Zamora’s helmet spinning during bronze medal A action in women’s taekwondo -49kg on 8 August, 2012.
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Enrique congratulates Wu

London 2012 - Spain’s Brigitte Yague Enrique congratulates Wu Jingyu on her gold medal victory for China in women’s -49kg taekwondo competition on 8 August, 2012.
IOC/John Huet
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Sonkham of Thailand in taekwondo semifinal

London 2012 - Chanatip Sonkham of Thailand kicks at Spain’s Brigitte Yague Enrique during semifninal of Table B women’s -49kg taekwondo competition on 8 August, 2012.
IOC/John Huet
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Sonkham screams

London 2012 - Thailand’s Chanatip Sonkham lets loose a kick and a “kihap” (yell) at Spain’s Brigitte Yague Enrique during semifninal of Table B women’s -49kg taekwondo competition on 8 August, 2012.
IOC/John Huet
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Wu Jingyu defends Beijing gold in London

London 2012 - Wu Jingyu of China wins celebrates defending her Beijing gold medal final in women’s -49kg taekwondo on 8 August, 2012 at ExCel South Arena One.
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Kick blocks kick

London 2012 - Chanatip Sonkham of Thailand uses her foot and arm to effectively block Guatemala’s Elizabeth Zamora, holding her scoreless and earning a bronze medal in women’s -49kg taekwondo on August 8, 2012 at ExCel.
IOC/John Huet

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