Trương Thị Kim Tuyền won a bronze medal at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final’s Ivory Coast leg on Saturday.

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Tuyền wins bronze at Grand Prix taekwondo tourney

December, 04/2017 - 06:00

Trương Thị Kim Tuyền won a bronze medal at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final’s Ivory Coast leg on Saturday.

Trương Thị Kim Tuyền (second, left) is on podium with two other medalists of the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final’s Ivory Coast leg. — Photo baomoi.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Trương Thị Kim Tuyền won a bronze medal at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final’s Ivory Coast leg on Saturday.

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. Tuyền 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 Tuyền’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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