Cote d'Ivorian - The last match of the male -80kg category of the 2017 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final at Abidjan’s Palais de Sports de Treichville had everything: noise, spectacle and drama. It helped that it also featured a local hero: Cheick Sallah Cisse.
Cote d'Ivorian - In a day of lighting substitutions, spectacular offensive play and some very, veryclose matches at Abidjan’s Palais de Sports de Treichville, Irangrabbed one and China seized two of the three gold medals offered in taekwondo’s “Battle of the Nations” – the 2017 World Taekwondo Team Championships.
Cote d'Ivorian - Team Korea superkicker Dae-hoon Lee won a historic third consecutive Grand Prix Final title in Abidjan – a feat never before achieved - while golds on the second and final day of the 2017 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Finals in Cote d’Ivoirian city went to Great Britain, Russia, Korea and China.
Cote d'Ivorian - Great Britain’s Bianca Walkden made taekwondo history at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final in Cote d’Ivoire this weekend as she won gold to become the first ever fighter to win all four Grand Prix titles in one year.
Cote d'Ivorian - Team GB’s Bianca “ Queen Bee” Walkden sealed a historic victory at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Finals, while Cote d’Ivoire’s Cheick Sallah “Fearless” Cisse emerged victorious in one of the most dramatic matches in recent memory.