Egypt's Salma Ali qualifies for final of African para-taekwondo tournament
Thursday، 21 February 2019 - 12:40 PM
Egypt's para-taekwondo athlete Salma Ali qualified on Wednesday for the final of the African Para-Taekwondo Open Championship, currently held in Egypt's resort city of Hurghada.
Ali defeated her Serbian counterpart Marija Micev 31-28 in the semi-final.
Earlier in the day, the fourth edition of the African Para-Taekwondo Open Championship kicked off with the participation of 30 countries from across the world.
The tournament enables participants to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games after para-taekwondo was included on the Paralympic program for the first time.