Turkey wins its first medal at the Tokyo Olympics

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On Sunday, Turkey won its first medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, with its taekwondo player Hakan Reçber taking bronze in 68 kg.

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Hakan Reçber reached the quarter-finals of the taekwondo competition held in the “Makuhari Messi” hall, after defeating his Brazilian opponent, “Edval Bridges” in the round of 16.

“Reçber” lost in the quarter-final match against his British rival, Bradley Sinden, with a score of 39-19.

After defeating New Zealander Tom Burns in the run-off, Reçber qualified for the bronze medal match.

Reçber won the bronze medal by defeating his Bosnian competitor, 

Nedžad Husić, 22-13.