The third day of competitions for the medals of the 32nd edition of the Summer Olympics / Tokyo 2021 / witnessed the crowning of the Arabs with four medals, one silver and three bronze.
According to the International Olympic website, the 22-year-old Jordanian taekwondo player, Saleh Al-Sharbati, gave his country the first medal in this tournament, when he was satisfied with the silver medal in the weight category under 80 kg after losing in the final 20-9 to Russian Maxim Khramtsov, who won the gold, while The Egyptian Seif Issa won the bronze medal.
Egyptian Taekwondo player Hedaya Malak won the bronze medal after defeating her American competitor, Peggy McPherson, 17-6, in the under-67 kg category.
Kuwaiti Abdullah Al-Rashidi, 57, won the bronze medal in the skeet shooting competition after scoring 46 points, behind American Vincent Hancock, who won the gold with 59 points (Olympic number) and the Danish Jasper Hansen, who won the silver (55 points).
The balance of Arabs in the Tokyo Olympics has so far reached 6 medals. In addition to today’s four medals, Tunisia achieved in the previous two days two medals, one gold and one silver
Source: National Iraqi News Agency