Italian superior in taekwondo final

Carlo Molfetta celebrates winning gold in men’s taekwondo. (Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

Carlo Molfetta of Italy won the gold medal in the men’s taekwondo 80kg over Anthony Obame of Gabon. The fight ended tied on points, 9-9, but Molfetta was declared the winner by the judges on superiority.

Robelis Despaigne of Cuba and Xiaobo Liu of China won the bronze medals.

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