GB Taekwondo say European champion Lutalo Muhammad, who was nominated ahead of world number one Aaron Cook for London 2012, has received hate mail.

Lutalo Muhammad receives hate mail following selection row

GB Taekwondo say European champion Lutalo Muhammad, who was nominated ahead of world number one Aaron Cook for London has received hate mail.

A months ago, few outside the GB Taekwondo set-up knew the name Lutalo Muhammad. Fast-forward to the middle of June and that is no longer the case, following the the 21-year-old's surprise selection ahead of Aaron Cook in Team GB for this summer's Olympic Games.

London 2012: Lutalo Muhammad ready to prove his worth

Lutalo Muhammad aims to put the taekwondo selection row behind him and grab his chance at this summer's Olympic Games.

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COOK (MDA) - MUHAMMAD (GBR) | FINAL MALE A-80 | 2015 WTF WORLD TAEKWONDO GRAND-PRIX FINAL #Aaron_Cook #Lutalo_Muhammad #taekwondo #wtf #GrandPrix #Grand_Prix #GP #GP_2015 #final #AaronCook #LutaloMuhammad

Britain's Lutalo Muhammad continued his build-up to the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester in December with victory at the Serbian Open.

Lutalo Muhammad & Jordan Gayle win taekwondo gold in Serbia

Britain's Lutalo Muhammad continued his build-up to the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester in December with victory at the Serbian Open.

Olympic taekwondo bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad says he has a "score to settle" with British rival Aaron Cook.

Taekwondo Grand Prix: Lutalo Muhammad ready for Aaron Cook

Olympic bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad and European champion Aaron Cook hope to face one another at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester, 18 months on from their bitter-battle for a place at London

Olympic Bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad is motivated for the Manchester Taekwondo GP this week! Are you ready for the week ahead?  #MondayMotivation

Olympic Bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad is motivated for the Manchester Taekwondo GP this week! Are you ready for the week ahead?

European champion Aaron Cook has edged closer to competing at London 2012 after the British Olympic Association (BOA) vetoed GB Taekwondo's nomination of Lutalo Muhammad.

London 2012: BOA rejects GB Taekwondo's athlete nomination

Aaron Cook helped banish memories of his poor World Championship performance with victory at the Pan-American open.

Lutalo Muhammad could face Aaron Cook in December for the first time since being controversially selected ahead of his fellow Briton for London 2012.

Lutalo Muhammad and Aaron Cook may meet in World Series

Lutalo Muhammad could face Aaron Cook in December for the first time since being controversially selected ahead of his fellow Briton for London

GB Taekwondo has denied any suggestions of bias after overlooking Aaron Cook for London 2012 selection. It follows the decision by the British Olympic Association to veto the original nomination of Lutalo Muhammad.

London 2012: No Cook 'witch-hunt', insist GB Taekwondo chiefs

GB Taekwondo performance director Gary Hall defends his Olympic selection panel after "one-sided" media coverage.

Great Britain's Lutalo Muhammad suffered an agonising last-second defeat in the men's -80kg taekwondo final - losing 8-6 to Cheick Sallah Cisse of the Ivory Coast.  World number four Muhammad, 25, led 6-4 but was hit by a reverse turning kick with the last action of the final.

Rio Olympics 2016: Lutalo Muhammad suffers agonising last-second taekwondo defeat

Lutalo Muhammed is devastated to be beaten into second place in the taekwondo final by Cheick Sallah Cisse of the Ivory Coast.

Lloró desconsolado tras perder medalla de oro en último segundo

Lloró desconsolado tras perder medalla de oro en último segundo

A heartbroken and tearful Lutalo Muhammad of Great Britain is consoled by his father after losing to Cheick Sallah Cisse of Ivory Coast in the last second of the men’s taekwondo -80kg gold medal final

Bolt's Olympic farewell and Muhammad's Olympic heartbreak: Rio 2016, day 14 – in pictures

A heartbroken and tearful Lutalo Muhammad of Great Britain is consoled by his father after losing to Cheick Sallah Cisse of Ivory Coast in the last second of the men’s taekwondo gold medal final

Olympic bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad will make his return to competitive taekwondo at the Spanish Open in Alicante on Saturday.

Lutalo Muhammad steps up world taekwondo preparation

Olympic bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad will make his return to competitive taekwondo at the Spanish Open in Alicante on Saturday.

Silver medalist Lutalo Muhammad of Great Britain poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Taekwondo -80kg Contest on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Silver medalist Lutalo Muhammad of Great Britain poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Taekwondo Contest on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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