Alexandria native Terrence Jennings claims taekwondo bronze

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“LONDON — After the final fight had ended in dramatic and unpredictable fashion, and not long after Terrence Jennings had walked off the taekwondo mat Thursday, the 26-year-old fighter spotted a familiar face in the arena and the day’s extraordinary events started coming into focus.… Read the rest

Video Link: Servet Tazegül (TUR) – Terrence Jennings (USA) London 2012 World Qualification Tournament

Taekwondo athletes Servet Tazegül (TUR) and Terrence Jennings (USA) are set to face one another in the preliminary round of the men’s under 68kg division in the Olympics on Thursday, August 9th.

The two of them have fought each other before.… Read the rest

Steven, Diana Lopez return to Olympics; Mark fails to qualify

Terrence Jennings

“COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Lopez family’s Olympic taekwondo dynasty lives on, though in slightly diminished form this time around. … On a bittersweet night of Olympic trials, siblings Steven and Diana Lopez won their fights to earn a return trip to the games, but their brother, Mark, lost a tight contest in Saturday’s last bout to Terrence Jennings of Alexandria, Va.… Read the rest