Tokyo Olympics: Giana Lotfy Gifts Egypt Bronze in Karate

Published August 6th, 2021 - 01:21 GMT
Egypt's Giana Lotfy (Photo: AFP)
Egypt's Giana Lotfy (Photo: AFP)

Giana Lotfy Farouk earned her country a bronze medal in the Women's Karate Kumite 61kg competition at the Tokyo Olympics.

The 26-year-old Egyptian champion lost in the semi-final to China's Yin Xiaoyan, and shared the bronze medal with Turkey's Merve Çoban.

The gold medal went to Jovana Prekovic from Serbia, while Xiaoyan settled for silver.

Giana earns fourth bronze for Egypt

It is Egypt's fourth bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

Mohamed Ibrahim El-Sayed clinched Men's Greco-Roman 67kg bronze yesterday.

Taekwondo stars Hedaya Malak and Seif Essa won the previous two in the Women's 67kg and Men's 80kg competitions respectively.

Giana Lotfy (Photo: AFP)

Morocco's Btissam Sadini (R) competes against Egypt's Giana Lotfy in the women's kumite -61kg elimination round of the karate competition during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on August 6, 2021. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV / AFP)

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