Thu, 09 Aug 2012 12:31:43 GMT | By IANS

Olympic taekwondo: Gonzalez stuns Lee for gold

London: Spain's Joel Gonzalez thrashed South Korea's Lee Daehoon for Olympic gold in the final of the men's flyweight taekwondo tournament Wednesday.


Olympic taekwondo: Gonzalez stuns Lee for gold (© AP)

Gonzalez, a flyweight world champion, downed Lee 17-8 in a one-sided contest that saw the Korean beaten in every round.

Lee is a 2011 world champion in the bantamweight division.

Bronze medals in the tournament's two repechage bouts went to Oscar Munoz Oveido of Colombia and Russia's Alexei Denisenko.