Bianca Walkden is a British taekwondo competitor know all about Bianca Walkden Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Career
|Birthdate ( Age)||29 September 1991|
|Place of Birth||Liverpool, United Kingdom|
|Marital Status||In Relationship|
|Parents||Name Not Known|
|Education||Broughton Hall Catholic High School, St Paul & St Timothy’s Catholic Infant School|
|Profession||British taekwondo competitor|
|Net Worth||$1 million-$2 million|
Bianca Walkden is a British taekwondo competitor. The 29-year-old from Liverpool, competing in the women’s +67kg taekwondo event, was facing Deniz in the last eight when she received a nasty blow to the mouth from her opponent.
In Tokyo Olympic GB’s Bianca Walkden wins taekwondo bronze after gold hopes disappear in three seconds
Bianca Walkden Family
The British-born Taekwondo competitor Bianca Walkden is a member of GB taekwondo academy. Bianca won the bronze medal for her country at the 2016 Olympic Games, and she is ready to fulfill her dream of becoming the Olympic champ this year at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Walkden has been one of the most successful female taekwondo competitors to ever walk this earth, she is a several times World Champion, European Champion, and became the first athlete to ever maintain the unbeaten record at the Grand Prix events during a single season, in her respective weight class.
Bianca Walkden Husband
She has been in a relationship with British-born Moldovan taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook since 2008. She has lived with fellow British taekwondo figher, and former double olympic champion, Jade Jones, in Manchester, since 2010. The trio train almost every day at GB Taekwondo‘s National Taekwondo Centre.
Bianca Walkden Net Worth
Bianca Walkden is a British taekwondo competitor who has an estimated Net Worth of $1 million-$2 million in 2022.
Bianca Walkden Professional Career
She represented Great Britain at 2016 Olympic Games winning a bronze medal.Walkden is a triple World champion, twice European champion, and twice World Grand Prix Final champion in her division. In 2017 she became the first practitioner ever to win all 4 Grand Prix events in her division in a single season (having also won the one-off Grand Prix Final in London of the truncated 2016 season)
In May 2015 she won the gold medal in the +73kg category at the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships in Russia beating Gwladys Epangue in the final. She became only the second Briton to win a world title after Sarah Stevenson in 2001 and 2011, and the third to win a global title after Stevenson and Jade Jones’ Olympic success in 2012.
In June 2017, Walkden successfully defended her world title in Muju, South Korea during the 2017 Muju WTF World Taekwondo Championship.She beat American Jackie Galloway 14-4 in the heavyweight division. She joins Jade Jones as the only British practitioners to defend a global title, and becoming the only Briton to successfully defend a World title in taekwondo.
In May 2019 at the 2019 World Taekwondo Championships, Walkden won the women’s heavyweight title after Zheng Shuyin was disqualified after attaining a 20-10 lead. Faced with Zheng’s subsequent inactivity, Walkden adopted the tactic of repeatedly forcing her opponent out of the ring to raise her penalty points from seven to ten, an automatic disqualification.
This resulted in boos during the result announcement and medal presentation, when Zheng fell to her knees. Great Britain performance director Gary Hall took issue with her “disrespectful manner” at the presentation.Walkden defended her tactics, saying: “I went out there needing to find a different way to win and a win is a win if you disqualify someone – it’s not my fault.”
In September 2019 at Chiba, four months after winning the controversial gold medal in Manchester, Walkden was defeated 7-5 by Zheng Shuyin.In October 2019 at Sofia, Zheng Shuyin again defeated Walkden by 3-2.In 2021, she won the gold medal in the women’s +73 kg event at the 2021 European Taekwondo Championships held in Sofia, Bulgaria.
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