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Taekwondoist Maxim Khramtsov brought the fourth gold to the Russian team

26.07.2021 112 просмотров

In the final fight, the Russian defeated the Jordanian Saleh al-Sharabati.

Russian taekwondo fighter Maxim Khramtsovdefeated Jordanian Saleh al-Sharabati in the final fight in the weight category up to 80 kg at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Croat won bronze medals < b>Tony Kanaet
and the Egyptian Safe Eissa.

The medal was the third for Russian taekwondo athletes at the current Olympics, earlier Mikhail Artamonov won the bronze medal in weight category up to 58 kg, and silver - Tatyana Minina (up to 57 kg).

The first medals in taekwondo at the Olympic Games were played in 2000. The Maxim Khramtsov medal was the first gold medal for Russians at the Olympics. Before the Tokyo Games, Natalya Ivanova (2000) and Alexei Denisenko (2016), who scored silver medals, won bronze medals at the 2012 Olympics in London won by Aleksey Denisenko and Anastasia Baryshnikova.

This gold medal was the fourth for the Russian team at the current Olympics. Also, Russian athletes won five silver and three bronze medals and are ranked fourth in the medal standings. The US team is leading (7-3-4), the Japanese team is second (7-2-3), the Chinese team is third (6-4-7).

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