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Olympic Taekwondo: Cuba’s Angel Matos Banned For Life For Kicking Referee In The Face

During a Taekwondo Olympic event, cuban competitor Angel Matos kicked Swedish referee Chakir Chelbat in the face after he had disqualified him for "taking too much injury time in his 80 kg+ Bronze medal match against Kazakhstan’s Arman Chilmanov."

The President of the World Taekwondo Association, Jin-Suk Yang, has officially banned him for life according to some reports.  Referee Chelbat was given stitches in his mouth immediately after the kick.

(props to bloodyelbow.com for the find)

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  1. James

    August 27, 2008 at 2:11 pm

    They need to throw the guy in jail!!!!!!!!!!

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