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Olympics: No regrets for honoured Doncaster taekwondo girl Sarah Stevenson

Olympics: News, reports and more from London 2012.

Olympics: News, reports and more from London 2012.

SARAH Stevenson says competing at the Olympics in London was an honour despite losing in the first round of the taekwondo competition, writes Richard Fidler.

A knee injury earlier this year meant that Stevenson, from Doncaster, missed a large part of her preparations.

However, after her 5-1 defeat against America’s Paige McPherson she said there was no regrets. “It was a massive, massive honour. I got to read the oath at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games and I got to compete in the Olympics,” she said. “I wanted to come and do my best and have no regrets and I think I did well and I’m happy with how I performed.

“I didn’t know how good I would be, neither did anybody else, so the thing was to just come here and do my best.”

 

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