The conclusion of the first edition of the Women’s World Taekwondo Championships

The competitions of the first edition of the Women’s World Taekwondo Championship ended on the green pavilions of Riyadh, in the presence of His Highness Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed, Vice President of the Saudi Olympic Committee, President of the Local Organizing Committee for the championship, Adwaa Al-Arifi, President of the Chung Won International Taekwondo Federation, and President of the Saudi Federation Taekwondo Brigadier General Shaddad Al-Omari.

The final day’s races saw the crowning of the eight champions (under 46 kg, under 49 kg, under 57 kg, under 62 kg, under 73 kg, 73 kg and over, under 53 kg and under i 67 kg), as Kang Mi -ryu of Korea managed to Victory over Russian Artamonova after a strong confrontation by both sides to win gold under 46 kg, before the Brazilian won gold under 62 kg after managing to take a big win over the Czech Stolabova Petra, who took the silver medal, while the British and Aldin Bianca grabbed the +73 kg of gold in front of her Russian counterpart Christina Adebayo.

Turkish Murphy Densel managed to win gold under 53 kg after defeating in final the Spanish Maria Perez, and the Russian Khan Paulina won gold under 73 kg after an exciting victory at the gold point over the French Lauren Althe, after the Iranian Zahra Shahidi won gold in the under 57 kg after having won gold under 57. Russian Blesniakova Margarita, while Russian Gianna Medveeva won gold in under 49 kg after defeating compatriot Anna Kazarnovskaya.

His Highness Prince Fahd bin Jalawi expressed his happiness at the Kingdom’s hosting of the first edition of the tournament, which is an extension of numerous sporting events that have become the Kingdom’s premier destination thanks to the unlimited support enjoyed by the industry. sports by the Keeper of the Two Holy Mosques and His Highness the Crown Prince – may God protect her – and the continuous follow-up His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sports and President of the Olympic Committee of Saudi Arabia, under whose leadership we are working to realize the aspirations of our wise leadership and achieve the goals of Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

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