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Colorado’s Taekwondo Gold Medalist Doubled Down on Training During the Pandemic

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Tokyo Olympics Taekwondo
AP Photo/Themba Hadebe
Turkey’s Hatice Kübra İlgün, left, attacks United States’s Anastasija Zolotic during the taekwondo women’s 57kg match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

18-year-old Anastasija Zolotic is the first American woman in Olympic history to win gold in Taekwondo. She lives and trains in Colorado Springs. We reached her in Bosnia, where she’s visiting family after her victory in Tokyo.