21 March 2019 06:35 PM

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.

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