Taekwondo fighter Taekwondo fighter Seif Issa won the second bronze medal for Egypt after beating Andre Richard Ordemann of Norway 12-4 in the Men’s –80kg contest on Monday.

Issa dominated the game against Andre Richard Ordemann as he finished the first set with a 2-0 lead, followed by a 6-0 lead in the second set, then a 4-4 draw in the third set, ending the match with an impressive 12-4 lead.

The Egyptian Taekwondo fighter, Issa, started his mission in the Tokyo games early on Monday by beating Simone Alessio of Italy 6-5 to reach the semifinal of the Men’s -80kg contest.

He lost 13-1 to Maksim Khramtcov of the Russian Olympic Committee in the semi final, setting himself up for a game against Ordemann of Norway for the bronze medal.

This is Egypt’s second medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, as Egyptian Taekwondo fighter Hedaya Malak also secured a bronze medal after beating Paige Mcpherson of USA 17-6 on Monday.

Ahram Online



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