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Feryal Ashraf Gets 1st Gold Karate Medal for Egypt

Sat 07 Aug 2021 | 02:58 PM
Rana Atef

Moments ago, Feryal Ashraf won gold medal in Women’s Kumite + 61kg Karate to be the first female athlete in the history of Egypt. She defeated the Azerbaijani Irina Zartska  2-0 in final.

This is the sixth medal for Egypt in the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020, and the first gold medal since 2004.

It is worthy to mention that Egypt succeeded in winning with 4 Bronze medals in three games: Greco-Roman wrestling, and taekwondo, and karate, and 1 silver for modern pentathlon, alongside the previously mentioned gold medal.