Tuyen wins bronze at Grand Prix taekwondo tourney

Truong Thi Kim Tuyen won a bronze medal at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final’s Ivory Coast leg on Saturday.



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Truong Thi Kim Tuyen (second, left) is on podium with two other medalists of the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final’s Ivory Coast leg. — Photo baomoi.com



The Vietnamese defeated Rukiye Yildirim from Turkey 27-17 in the women’s 49kg category third-place play-off to take the podium.

Earlier, she overcame Tijana Bogdanovic 25-12 and Vanja Stankovic 11-8, both of Serbia, in the qualifiers. Tuyen lost 15-17 to South Korean, Kim So Hui, in the semi-final.

Panipak Wongpattanakit of Thailand took the gold after beating Hui in the final.

It is Tuyen's second medal at this year’s Grand Prix, after she won a silver medal at the Morocco leg in September. — VNS

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