Joel González

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Joel González
Joel González London2012.jpg
González at the 2012 Olympics
Personal information
Full name Joel González Bonilla
Born (1989-09-30) 30 September 1989 (age 27)
Figueres, Spain[1]
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)[2]
Sport
Sport Taekwondo
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is González and the second or maternal family name is Bonilla.

Joel González Bonilla (born 30 September 1989) is a taekwondo practitioner from Spain. He won the gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in the 58 kg division and the bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics in the 68 kg category.[3]

González took up taekwondo in 2011 at his father's gym Tae Sport. He has a degree in administration from the Technical University of Cartagena.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joel González. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b Iríbar, Amaya (10 August 2012). "Spain taekwondo medalists: "We gorged on McDonalds"". El País. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Joel González. nbcolympics.com
  4. ^ Joel González. london2012.com

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