Maxim Khramtsov of Russia gained a gold medal in taekwondo on the Tokyo Olympics.
Within the ultimate of the competitors within the weight class as much as 80 kilograms, the athlete defeated Saleh El-Sharabati of Jordan. The battle passed off on Monday, July 26, and ended with 20:9 in favor of the Russian athlete. Maxim Khramtsov’s victory has develop into a historic for Russia. Beforehand, no Russian athletes has ever gained Olympic gold in taekwondo.
Along with the Olympic gold, the 23-year-old athlete has gained the World Championships. Khramtsov can be a two-time European champion.
Now the Russian workforce has 4 gold, 5 silver and three bronze Olympic medals. Workforce Russia is at present ranked fourth within the medal rely.
The Tokyo Olympics run from July twenty third to August eighth. The competitors was postponed for a 12 months because of the coronavirus pandemic.
On July 26, gymnasts Nikita Nagorny, Artur Dalaloyan, David Belyavsky, Denis Ablyazin gained gold medals within the group all-around:
- Maxim Khramtsov gained the primary gold within the historical past of the nationwide workforce in taekwondo,
- saber fencers Sofia Pozdnyakova and Sofya Velikaya gained first and second locations,
- Alexander Bondar and Viktor Minibaev grew to become bronze medalists in synchronized diving.
After three days of the Olympics, workforce Japan takes the lead with eight gold, two silver and three bronze medals. Workforce USA comes second: seven gold, three silver and 4 bronze medals. China is third with six gold, 5 silver and 7 bronze medals.