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Result: Turkey beat Iran to win men's taekwondo gold

Turkey's Servet Tazegul beats Iran's Mohamed Bagheri Motamed to win gold in the men's 68kg taekwondo final.

Turkey's Servet Tazegul has claimed gold in a thrilling men's 68kg taekwondo final.

Tazegul edged Mohamed Bagheri Motamed from Iran in a keenly-contested gold medal bout.

The Turkish star's variety of attack was the key, landing with a series of strong kicks to defeat Motamed 6-5.

Motamed conceded a penalty point in the second round, a mistake that ultimately proved costly.

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