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Rio 2016: Azerbaijan wins first ever Olympic medal in taekwondo

Baku-APA. Azerbaijan taekwondo fighter Patimat Abakarova (49 kg) won the bronze medal of the Olympic Games, APA reports.

 

In the opening match P.Abakarova was defeated by Tijan Bogdanovic from Serbia with the score 2: 3.

 

Due to the fact that the Serbian reached the final, Patimat had a chance to win Olympic bronze. Abakarova defeated Jing Wu from China - 4: 3 and French Yasmina Aziez 7:2 in the 49kg bronze medal bout.

 

This is the first taekwondo Olympic medal of Azerbaijan.

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