International Taekwondo Tournament (Istanbul 2021): Silver Medal for Moroccan Safia Saleh in (-57 kg) Category
Istanbul – Morocco’s Safia Saleh won Wednesday the silver medal in the category of less than 57 kg, during the international tournament of Taekwondo (Turkish Open 2021) currently held in Istanbul.
In the first round, the Moroccan taekwondoist won against an opponent from Norway on the score of (16-12), after beating a Spaniard in the quarters (5-3).
In the semifinals, Safia Saleh got the best of an Iranian taekwondo player thanks to the golden point, before losing in the final to a taekwondoist from Latvia (13-3).
Turkish Open 2021, which brings together more than 1,700 athletes from 47 countries, is an important step for Moroccan champions after the suspension of sports competitions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Last modified : 11 March 2021