Cairo: Egyptian taekwondo team placed first in the 2017 Egypt International Open Taekwondo Championship, which concluded its events at the beginning of this week.
At the championship, which included 24 countries, Ivory Coast, Italy, and Tunisia’s national teams acquired second, third, and fourth places, respectively.
Egyptians Moaz Nabil, Seif Eissa, and Mohamed Ayman, won gold in the men’s competitions of U54kg, U74kg, and +87kg, respectively.
Also at the men’s competitions of U63kg, U87kg, and +87Kg, Egypt’s Youssef Aly, Abdelrahman Elgohary, and Mohanad Magdy, won bronze, respectively.
Speaking about the females’ competitions, Egypt’s Nour Hussein won the U49kg competition.
Egypt also won two silvers, thanks to Radwa Reda (U53kg) and Maisoun Ehab (U73Kg).
Another four Egyptian female players who stood out were Rowan Ashraf, Rawan Refaei, Seham Ibrahim, and Seham El Sawalhy. The four players snatched bronze at the competitions of U53Kg, U62Kg, U73Kg, and U67Kg, respectively.