China Olympic ambitions | China invests in taekwondo with Hollywood-style Grand Slam

China invests in taekwondo with Hollywood-style Grand Slam

Success competing as well as running the event indicates China's ambitious investments in the combat sport are bearing fruit ahead of Tokyo 2020

December 19, 2018 6:18 PM (UTC+8)
Team GB's Bianca 'Queen Bee' Walkden (left) unleashes a spinning back kick on her way to winning the gold medal and $70,000 in prizemoney at the World Taekwondo Grand Slam in Wuxi, China. Photo: World Taekwondo
Team GB's Bianca 'Queen Bee' Walkden (left) unleashes a spinning back kick on her way to winning the gold medal and $70,000 in prizemoney at the World Taekwondo Grand Slam in Wuxi, China. Photo: World Taekwondo