Home News Product Reviews Health & Fitness Features Healthy Eating
Other Sports - 14. December 2018.

Third day of World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champions Series sets up intriguing semi-finals

W-57kg

In the women’s -57kg, number one seed Irem Yaman of Turkey was knocked out by Marija Stetic after Stetic won the fight 2-0. Number four seed Jade Jones will match up against Stetic in the semi-finals, after she also won her quarter final against Zongshi Luo of China 2-0. Number three seed Lijun Zhou of China also progressed to the semi-finals by beating Hatice Kubra Ilgun of Turkey 2-0. Zhou will face Ah-Reum Lee of Korea in the second semi-final. Lee beat Nikita Glasnovic of Croatia 2-0 in her quarter.

Lauren WILLIAMS (GBR.Right) is attacking Paige McPHERSON (USA.Left) during the quarterfinals of W-67kg

W-67kg

Number one seed Ruth Gbagbi of Ivory Coast convincingly oversaw Hyeri Oh of Korea 2-0. Gbagbi will fight Manchester Grand Prix Champion Lauren Williams of Great Britain, who also won her quarter final against Paige McPherson of USA 2-0. Number three seed Yunfei Guo of China beat Matea Jelic of Croatia 2-0 and set up a semi-final against number two seed Nur Tatar Askari of Turkey. Askari needed a golden point round to beat Mengyu Zhang of China.

W+67kg

Bianca Walkden of Great Britain has booked her place in the semi-final after she beat Chen Li of China 2-0. Walkden will fight Aleksandra Kowalczuk of Poland after she also won her quarter final against Huan Wang of China 2-0. Number three seed Jackie Galloway of USA was beaten by fellow countrywoman Madelynn Gorman-Shore 2-0. The number six seed will take on Rebecca McGowan of Great Britain, who also pulled off a shock win against number two seed Shuyin Zheng of China.

Tomorrow, the triumphant athletes will compete in their respective semi-finals.

Thank you so much, if you tweet or share
UP
Have you read it?
ANA INSPIRATION MAKES MAJOR PROMISE

All of the world’s top 25 set to compete at season’s first major
women in sport, womens sport, woman in sport, women's sport

Nine In A Row For England Women
Please follow us