Hedaya Malak Wins Egypt’s First Medal at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Hedaya Malak Wahba defeated the US of America’s Paige McPherson 17-6 within the bronze-medal occasion of the ladies’s 67kg Taekwondo occasion, profitable Egypt’s first medal on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games.
The 28-year-old Egyptian taekwondo practitioner, who was additionally the primary lady in Egypt’s historical past to hold the flag on the opening ceremony of the Olympic Video games, had narrowly missed out on an opportunity for the highest spot after being defeated 13-12 by the UK’s Lauren Williams earlier within the day.
The victory mirrors Malak’s 2016 Rio Olympics victory, which additionally noticed her win a bronze medal and grow to be the primary Egyptian lady to win a medal in takewondo on the Olympic Video games.
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