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19.04.2016 09:39:00

Another 2 Tickets to the Olympics

Members of the Uzbekistan Taekwon-do WTF National team - Nikita Rafalovich and Nigora Tursunkulova successfully performed at the Asian Olympic Qualifying Tournament on April 19 to 20 held in Manila, Philippines. The two-day meet served as qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games scheduled in August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Among the athletes in the weight category up to 80 kg Nikita Rafalovich defeated Navjeet Mann from India, Anas Aladarbi from Jordan, and in the finals - the representative of Chinese Taipei Wei-Ting Liu, and won a gold medal and a ticket to the Olympic Games. 

In the competition among the women in the weight category up to 67 kilograms Nigora Tursunkulova defeated Ming Chan from Hong-Kong, Julyana Al-Sadeq from Jordan and won the right to participate in the XXII Summer Olympic Games.