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Moon KOs Greek fighter for gold

Updated: August 29, 2004, 2:37 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- South Korea's Moon Dae-sung unleashed a wicked roundhouse kick that knocked out local favorite Alexandros Nikolaidis of Greece in the first round of Sunday's taekwondo heavyweight final.

Moon was leading 1-0 when he landed a high kick to the Greek fireman's head. The blow knocked Nikolaidis' helmet askew and he collapsed on the mat for several seconds before officials helped him up.

Nikolaidis got the silver medal, while Pascal Gentil of France defended his ...

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