Tokyo 2020: Egypt celebrates two bronze medals in taekwondo

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Seif Eissa and Hedaya Malak won two bronze medals.

Seif Eissa defeated Norway’s Richard Ordemann in the bronze-medal match of the men’s 80kg Taekwondo event, winning Egypt’s second medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Eissa’s victory comes just after 28-year-old Hedaya Malak secured Egypt’s first medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Hedaya Malak Wahba defeated 17-6 Paige McPherson from USA in the bronze-medal event of the women’s 67kg of Taekwondo.