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Cha's gold medal is South Korea's fourth of Games in taekwondo

Updated: August 23, 2008, 10:53 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- South Korea's Cha Dong-min won the men's over 80-kilogram class in taekwondo, bringing the fourth gold to his country in its native sport.

Cha fell behind when Alexandros Nikolaidis of Greece nailed him in Saturday's final with a head kick 15 seconds into the bout. But he came back with a body kick and a head shot of his own to take back the lead, and added another point to go 4-3 leading into the third round.

Nikolaidis then evened it at 4-4 with a body kick, but Cha scored ...

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