Wednesday 30 of November, 2022
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Hedaya Malak & Seif Eissa Take Home Bronze at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Malak was the first Egyptian woman to carry the Egyptian flag during the Olympics opening ceremony, and previously won a bronze medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

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Egyptian taekwondo athletes Hedaya Malak and Seif Eissa have just won the bronze medal during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Malak got her medal after competing against American athlete Paige McPherson in the Bronze Medal Contest and winning the match 17 to 6. Eissa shortly followed, defeating Nordic Richard Ordemann 12 to 4.


Malak was the first Egyptian woman to carry the Egyptian flag during the Olympics opening ceremony days ago, and previously won a bronze medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics.