Magomedov claims Russia’s first bronze at World Cup taekwondo

Russian Seyfula Magomedov grabbed the team’s first bronze in the under 54 kg category on Thursday at the Korean Taekwondo World Championships.

He beat Brazil’s Michael Soares in the quarterfinals 6-3, but did not make the final, being defeated by Thailand’s Khawlaor Chutchaval 5-7.

Russian Anastasia Baryshnikova reached the women’s semi-finals in the weight category under 73 kg.

The World Cup Taekwondo will conclude on May 6.

MOSCOW, May 5 (RIA Novosti) 

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