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North West squad want Olympic taekwondo success

Taekwondo squad in training Photo: Mike Hall, ITV Granada

The North West will form the backbone of Great Britain's taekwondo squad for the forthcoming European Championships in Manchester.

Five members of the 15-strong squad are from the region.

The region has had success in Taekwondo Credit: ITV Granada

Dominic Brooks (Manchester), Michael Harvey (Manchester), Martin Stamper (Liverpool), Sophie Dickson (Liverpool) and Bianca Walkden (Liverpool) have been named in Team GB.

The Euros take place at Sport City from May 3-6.

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