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Bianca Walkden

Bianca Walkden

Taekwondo practitioner
Bianca Walkden
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Intro Taekwondo practitioner
Is Martial artist Athlete Taekwondo athlete
From United Kingdom
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 29 September 1991, Liverpool
Age 30 years
The details (from wikipedia)


Bianca Walkden (born 29 September 1991) is a British taekwondo practitioner and a member of the GB Taekwondo Academy. She represented Great Britain at 2016 summer olympic games winning a bronze medal.
In May 2015, Walkden won the gold medal in the +73kg category at the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships in Russia beating Gwladys Epangue in the final. She became only the second Briton to win a world title after Sarah Stevenson in 2001 and 2011, and the third to win a global title after Stevenson and Jade Jones' Olympic success in 2012.
She is from Liverpool, England.

Taekwondo medals

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2008 British International Open Manchester 1st +72 kg
2008 Belgian Open Herentals 2nd +72 kg
2009 British International Open Manchester 1st +73 kg
2009 Belgian Open Herentals 1st +72 kg
2009 Chuncheon Open Chuncheon 3rd +73 kg
2009 French Open Paris 3rd +67 kg
2010 2010 European Taekwondo Championships Saint Petersburg 3rd +73 kg
2010 1st SportAccord Games Beijing 1st +73 kg
2010 British International Open Manchester 1st +73 kg
2010 French Open Paris 1st +67 kg
2011 British International Open Manchester 1st +73 kg
2012 Dutch Open Eindhoven 2nd -67 kg
2012 Serbian Open Belgrade 1st +73 kg
2012 Swiss Open Lausanne 1st +67 kg
2012 French Open Paris 1st +67 kg
2013 French Open Paris 1st +67 kg
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 3rd +67 kg

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