It was expected. It’s now official. The Enghish woman Jade Jones, member of the adidas Team, was elected Athlete of the year 2016 by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF). Las August, in Rio, « Wonder Woman » won her 2nd consecutive Olympic Gold medal at only 23 years old.
She even outstandingly ended 2016 by winning the Grand-Prix Final held in Baku in December. « I would like to thank everyone who supported me », she declared while receiving her award. « The support is phenomenal. We train so hard. We constantly getting pushed. Thank you everyone ».