Result: Joel Gonzalez Bonilla crowned first Spanish taekwondo champion

Joel Gonzalez Bonilla is crowned Spain's first ever Olympic champion in taekwondo thanks to a win over Lee Daehoon of South Korea in the flyweight category.

Joel Gonzalez Bonilla has been crowned Spain's first ever Olympic champion in taekwondo thanks to a win over Lee Daehoon of South Korea in the flyweight category.

In a frantic opening round at the ExCel Arena the Spaniard came out a 5-2 winner thanks to an early head shot.

Daehoon fought back in the second, but a late rally from Bonilla made the score 8-4 in his favour going into the final round.

Gonzalez Bonilla then landed another thunderous headshot to knock his opponent down in the third as he saw out the contest 17-8.

Colombia's Oscar Munoz and Alexey Denisenko of Russia each won bronze medals in the previous bouts.

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