Saleh El-Sharabaty wins silver medal at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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Published: 2021-07-26 17:05

Last Updated: 2022-12-06 15:43


Saleh El-Sharabaty wins silver medal at 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Saleh El-Sharabaty wins silver medal at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Jordanian taekwondo player Saleh El-Sharabaty won the silver medal in the -80 kg men's category at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after losing the final match against his Russian competitor Maxima Khrustov.

Sharabaty was able to secure a medal for Jordan in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after beating Uzbekistan's Nikita Rafalovich in the semi-final Taekwondo match.

Through his defeat, Jordan was able to obtain a second Olympic medal after the player Ahmed Abu Ghosh won the gold medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Despite the loss, Jordanians celebrated him with great joy.