Tokyo Olympics: Jordan's Almasatfa Settles for Bronze in Karate

Published August 5th, 2021 - 12:27 GMT
Abdel Rahman Almasatfa (Photo: AFP)
Abdel Rahman Almasatfa (Photo: AFP)

Jordan's Abdel Rahman Almasatfa had to settle for the bronze medal in the Men's Karate Kumite 67kg at the Tokyo Olympics.

The Jordanian karateka lost to Turkey's Eray Samdan in the semi-final ending his hopes of reaching the gold medal match.

This is Jordan's second medal at the current Olympics following Saleh Al-Sharabaty's silver in taekwando 80kg event last week.

Almasatfa (Photo: AFP)

 Turkey's Eray Samdan (L) competes against Jordan's Abdel Rahman Almasatfa in the men's kumite -67kg semi-final of the karate competition during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on August 5, 2021. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV / AFP)


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