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Diana Lopez misses out on bronze

Updated: August 9, 2012, 4:54 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- When the pairings for women's under-57-kilogram taekwondo at the London Olympics were released, Diana Lopez figured her path through the bracket would be difficult.

To her chagrin, she was right.

Lopez's hopes for gold in London disappeared in an instant on Thursday when she fell 1-0 in overtime to two-time world champion Hou Yuzhuo of China. After almost seven scoreless minutes, one well-placed kick was the only point of the bout.

"I felt stronger than her," ...

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