Tokyo… Turkey’s Şhamdan secures Olympic medal in karate

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Turkey’s Array Şhamdan qualified for the semi-finals of the men’s 67kg karate competition, securing a medal for his country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

On Thursday, it was reported that Şhamdan defeated Azerbaijani rivals Ferdowsi Varzaliev on the group stage.

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In addition to the Egyptian Ali El-Sawy, and the Japanese Naoto Sago, he lost to the Kazakh Darkhan Asadilov.

He explained that the Turkish player managed to get 6 points to finish second in the first group and qualify for the semi-finals, thus guaranteeing a medal during the Olympics.

He pointed out that Şhamdan, 24, will end the tournament by winning a bronze medal if he loses his next match in the semi-finals.

The match will be held today at 14:15 Turkish time (+3 GMT), where he will face Jordanian Abdul Rahman Al-Masatafa.