Saudi Arabian taekwondo team player Donia Abu Talib won the first ever bronze medal in the 53kg division at the 25th Asian Taekwondo Championships, which kicked off today in Chungcheon, South Korea, after defeating Team Tajikistan. in the 1/8 finals and beating Singapore in the 1/4 finals. Before losing in the 1/8 finals to the player of the first team of Uzbekistan on the continent, she showed a strong and worthy game, which inspires optimism. that she will go further in the future. Champion Fahd Al-Samih took third place and a bronze medal in the 54 weight category after reaching the 1/8 finals, then defeated a Japanese player in the quarterfinals, but lost in the semifinals to the former world champion. champion, Korean player with outstanding performance.
Ali Al-Madli opened the medals for the Saudi Arabia national team by taking third place and a bronze medal in the Al-Bumsi under 50 individual competition at the opening day competition of the 7th Asian Pomsi Championships. prevented them from participating despite their presence on the mission in Korea.
For his part, the head of mission of the Saudi Arabia national team and the head of the federation, Brigadier General Shaddad Al-Omari, congratulated the generous leadership, stressing that the green taekwondo fighters could have achieved higher and larger medals, but the circumstances that accompanied their participation after some were exposed to the Corona virus , they lost the opportunity by celebrating the first medal at the Asian level for the female category Through the Heroine (Duniya), indicating that this confirms the hard work in developing the game in the Kingdom and increasing the level of participation in terms of numbers and achievements.