Lutalo Muhammad: Taekwondo Rio 2016 silver medallist requires extra Olympic weight divisions


Lutalo Muhammad (left) received -80kg silver on the Rio 2016 Olympics

Taekwondo have to be given extra Olympic weight divisions to cease athletes risking their long-term well being, British fighter Lutalo Muhammad says.

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There are 4 classes per gender at an Olympics, in comparison with a mixed whole of 16 at a World Championships.

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Muhammad, a silver medallist at Rio 2016, stated he has suffered “severe illness” when trying to achieve the -80kg Olympic weight throughout his profession.

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