Great Britain's Martin Stamper is beaten 5-3 by Afghanistan's Rohullah Nikpah to miss out on a bronze medal in the men's taekwondo tournament.
Great Britain's Martin Stamper narrowly lost out on a bronze medal in a close men's taekwondo decider.
Stamper was aiming to be Team GB's first male taekwondo medallist, but was pipped in a tight bout by Afghanistan's Rohullah Nikpah.
The Liverpool man took an early lead with an offensive kick, finishing the first round 1-0 ahead.
Nikpah rallied and produced the decisive moment of the contest in the second, landing a clean strike on Stamper's jaw to earn three crucial points.
Despite a brave performance the Brit was unable to recover, losing by five points to three after a tight final round.
Result: Stamper defeated in taekwondo semi-final >