Lauren Williams is guaranteed a silver medal – at least – after securing a spot in the women’s -67kg final at Tokyo 2020.
The 22-year-old, who got into taekwondo after watching Jade Jones win at London 2012, sunk to the mat in disbelief after beating Rio bronze medallist Ruth Gbagbi in the semi-finals.
Williams will face Croatia’s Matea Jelic in the final at 13:30 BST.
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Team GB have already won three gold medals on ‘Magic Monday’, with Adam Peaty (men’s 100m breaststroke), Tom Daley and Matty Lee (men’s 10-metre synchronised platform) and Tom Pidcock (men’s mountain bike) topping the podium. Alex Yee also won silver in the men’s triathlon.
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