|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