Briton Jones wins Grand Final bronze

Jones was produced an MBE in the New Year Honours of 2013 for her services to taekwondo

British fighter Jade Jones won bronze at the World Taekwondo Grand Final as team-mate Bianca Walkden secured Team GB an additional spot at subsequent year’s Rio Olympics.

Jones, 22, beat Swede Nikita Glasnovic in the third-spot fight-off in Mexico.

The London 2012 gold medallist had already secured a -57kg location for Britain at Rio 2016.

Walkden lost in the quarter-finals, but earned adequate points to guarantee Britain an Olympic +67kg berth.

The season-ending event in Mexico City was the final opportunity for fighters to secure the prime-six world ranking that would secure their nation a Rio spot – some thing Briton Lutalo Muhammad accomplished with -80kg victory on Saturday.

Earlier this year, many in the sport thought Walkden would struggle to qualify having suffered a significant knee-ligament injury in 2014.

Nevertheless, the European champion won the Planet Championship in Might and climbed to globe quantity two after Grand Prix accomplishment.

“Even even though I lost right now I nevertheless had a wonderful year,” Walkden wrote on her Facebook web page.