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.

British Olympic bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad won a dramatic -80kg final at the inaugural World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester.

World Taekwondo Grand Prix: Lutalo Muhammad wins gold

British Olympic bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad won a dramatic final at the inaugural World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester.

Lutalo Muhammad - Taekwondo - Olympic Silver Winner 2016  #kwon #taekwondo…

Lutalo Muhammad - Taekwondo - Olympic Silver Winner 2016 #kwon #taekwondo…

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.

Watch Lutalo Muhammad's reaction to last-second heartbreak

Lutalo Muhammad missed out on a gold medal in the taekwondo with half a second remaining.

Lutalo Muhammad Taekwondo BRONZE MEDAL

Lutalo Muhammad Taekwondo BRONZE MEDAL

Lutalo Muhammad, Team GB taekwondo

Lutalo Muhammad, Team GB taekwondo

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 Taetwondo attends the Copper Box Event "I am GB"

Lutalo Muhammad Taetwondo attends the Copper Box Event "I am GB"

British problems continued at the World Taekwondo Championships in Mexico with Olympic bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad losing in the last 16.

Taekwondo: Lutalo Muhammad fails in world medal bid

British problems continued at the World Taekwondo Championships in Mexico with Olympic bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad losing in the last

Lutalo Muhammad says he "can't wait" to prove GB Taekwondo was right to pick him ahead of Aaron Cook at London 2012. The 21-year-old received hate mail following his nomination for the Olympic squad, but insists he has the potential to win gold this summer.

London 2012: Lutalo Muhammad says he can win Olympic gold

European Champion Lutalo Muhammad tells BBC Sport's Nick Hope that he aims to prove that GB Taekwondo were right to select him ahead of Aaron Cook by claiming Olympic gold in London this summer.

Lutalo Muhammad has landed Great Britain's first gold of the European Championships in Manchester. His 13-2 defeat of Frenchman Augustin Bata in the -87kg now puts pressure on defending champion Aaron Cook, who competes on Saturday and is expected to take the -80kg place for London 2012.

GB's Lutalo Muhammad claims Euro Taekwondo gold

First GB gold at Taekwondo Euros

Day fourteen: Lutalo Muhammad of Great Britain will be contesting for a Bronze medal later tonight.

Benjamin Schulte of Guam looks on during the Men's Marathon swim

Lutalo Muhammad of Great Britain celebrates winning the bronze medal in the men's -80kg Taekwondo bronze medal finals bout against Arman Yeremyan of Armenia on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL

Lutalo Muhammad of Great Britain celebrates winning the bronze medal in the men's Taekwondo bronze medal finals bout against Arman Yeremyan of Armenia on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL

Lutalo Muhammad wins taekwondo bronze to silence doubters

Lutalo Muhammad wins taekwondo bronze to silence doubters at London 2012 Olympics

Lutalo Muhammad wins taekwondo bronze to silence doubters at London 2012 Olympics

Lutalo Muhammad, left, of Britain, and Cheikh Sallah Cissé of Ivory Coast facing off in the men’s 80-kilogram taekwondo final. Cissé prevailed, 8-6, to capture the gold medal.  Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

Rising to the Challenge

Lutalo Muhammad, left, of Britain, and Cheikh Sallah Cissé of Ivory Coast facing off in the men’s taekwondo final. Cissé prevailed, to capture the gold medal. Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

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