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Athelete's Name:Servet Tazegul (above); 2011 World Championship Semi-Final Round: GBR V.S. TUR Blue: Martin Stamper GBR Red: Servet Tazegul TUR Winner: Servet Tazegul Victory By 12 Point Gap (15:2) Brief Biography Date of Birth: September 9, 1988 Country of Origin: Turkey Overview 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist: Tae Kwon Do -68Kg Weight Division Male Olympic Sparring. World Taekwondo Federation: Ranked #1 Internationally at -68Kg_M (2009-Current). Medal count from 30 WTF Sanctioned International Events: 20 Gold, 2 Silver, 4 Bronze Medals. Boasts an International Fight record of 80 Wins with 10 Losses. 594 registered hitpoints scored compared too 264 collected. Current Lifetime Ranking:(90 fights with a 88.9% win ratio and 26 total medals) #16 of all time (currently) Turkey national team member since 2003 at age 15 years of age. 6 straight Gold medals in 5 different weight classes between 2003 and 2006. Accomplishments at Major Events 2004 World Champion -55Kg_M Junior division 2005 European Champion -59Kg_M Junior division 2008 Gold Medal at European Olympic Games Qualifier -68Kg_M Senior division 2008 European Champion -68Kg_M Senior division 2008 Bronze Medal at Beijing Olympics -68Kg_M Senior division @ 20 years old 2009 Bronze Medal World Championship -68Kg_M Senior division 2010 European Champion -68Kg_M senior division 2011 World Champion -68Kg_M senior division 2011 Gold Medal at World Olympic Games Qualifier -68Kg_M senior division 2012 Gold Medal at London Olympics -68Kg_M Senior division With this post I'm introducing Sport Taekwondo to the forum, a sanctioned Olympic competition that is unknown to many. However the sport has a large cult following in The Americas and most of Europe. Asia and several Middle eastern countries follow the sport heavily and even have professional leagues. for the best introduction I have selected the most talented and energetic fighter of the current generation. The url below is the entire semi-final match between GBR and TUR at the 2011 WTF World Championships in Gyeongju. Tazegul is in Red under TUR, and Stamper is in Blue under GBR. http://www.dartfish.tv/Presenter.aspx?CR=p1c25464m461817#!AQECAAECAXhjAAABAQEAAAEBAQICAQACAAZQbGF5ZXIOU2VydmV0IFRhemVndWwAAQEBD3AxYzI1NDY0bTQ2MTgxNwAAAA%3d%3d