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Tae kwon-do: Stunning victory by Jade Jones voted moment of London 2012 Olympic Games

FLINT teenager Jade Jones’s gold medal victory has been voted the most memorable moment of this summer’s Olympic Games, pipping a list of star names including Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis, Bradley Wiggins, Andy Murray and Ben Ainslie.

Jones came out on top in the BT Moments of London 2012 poll after capturing the imagination of fellow athletes and members of the public with her celebration after winning the women’s -57kg tae kwon-do final.

The 19-year-old former Flint High School student memorably ripped off her head guard and threw it high into the air before embarking on a lap of honour around the ExCel Centre.

Jones’s stunning success – which made her Great Britain’s first Olympic tae kwon-do gold medallist – edged Farah’s 5,000m victory into second in the poll.

‘Super Saturday’, which saw Ennis, Greg Rutherford and Farah all land gold in the Olympic Stadium, was third.

Fellow Olympic champions Wiggins, Murray and Ainslie did not make the top 10.

Cycling hero Wiggins did, however, capture the BBC Sports Personality of the Year prize on Sunday. Jones did not even make the shortlist, such was the dazzling list of contenders.

But her historic achievement at the Games was recognised when she was called on stage at the ExCel Centre alongside boxing gold medallists Nicola Adams, Katie Taylor, Luke Campbell and Anthony Joshua.

The BT award is the third Jones has won this month after being named the BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year and the GB Taekwondo Olympic Athletic of the Year.