Lauren Williams came agonisingly close to capping magic Monday - but fell to a staggering late onslaught from Croatia’s Matea Jelic.
The Welsh 22-year-old was up by six points with 19 seconds left and three points with 14 seconds to go but Jelic’s clinical attack saw her opponent snatch the gold from her grasp.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
In the end, the margin of victory was 25-22, but Williams did everything bar finish a nervewracking contest off.
Team GB had earlier won three golds on a memorable day in the Japanese capital, with Adam Peaty sealing 100m breaststroke glory, divers Tom Daly and Matty Lee triumphing in the synchronised 10m platform and Tom Pidcock blowing away the field to finish first in the cross country mountain biking.
But Williams, in the -67kg