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GB Taekwondo will not appeal BOA request
GB Taekwondo will not appeal against the British Olympics Association's request to reconsider its selection for the London Olympics, leaving the door open for Aaron Cook to still make the team.
GB Taekwondo named three members of its team for the Games on Friday - Jade Jones, Martin Stamper and Sarah Stevenson - but left the fourth spot open until the Cook controversy is resolved.
Cook, the European champion in the under-80kgs category who is set to be ranked world number one ahead of the Games, was last week overlooked by GB Taekwondo in favour of Lutalo Muhammad, who would need to drop down a weight division for the Olympics.
Cook wrote to the BOA after failing with an internal appeal to Sports Resolution Ltd and the BOA's Olympic Qualification Standards Panel chose not to ratify GB Taekwondo's squad but instead ask for the selection panel to be reconvened.
In a statement, GB Taekwondo said: "We have not appealed against this decision and we now plan to seek a solution as to how we resolve this situation.
"We can only do this through working with the BOA and agreeing how we progress.
"We have been in dialogue with them over the last 24 hours and will continue to work towards a solution."
While Cook's status remains uncertain, GB Taekwondo confirmed that Jones, Stamper and Stevenson will be competing in London.
Jones, 19, will compete in the -57kg class, the 25-year-old Stamper in the -68kg, and Stevenson, 29, in the -67kg.
Stevenson, the reigning world champion, won bronze at the Beijing Olympics and will be heading to her fourth Games.