First-ever Grand Slam Proves to be Taekwondo’s ‘Stage for Superstars’

Great Britain’s Bianca “Queen Bee” Walkden and Russia’s Maksim Khramtcov captured gold medals – and a cool USD70,000 each – in the inaugural edition of the World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champions Series, held at the Wuxi Taihu International Expo Center in the city of Wuxi, near Shanghai.