Bulgaria’s Goranova wins Karate gold medal at the Olympic

Thu 05 August 2021 | 19:19

Ivet Goranova has won the Olympic Karate’s gold medal in Tokyo for Bulgaria and she is now the first since Beijing 2008 when Rumyana Neykova grabbed the gold.

Ivet Goranova

beat Anzhelika Terliuga from Ukraine during the final of the women’s 55-kilogram division.

The 21-year-old asked for medical help at first, but it turned out that her injury was not serious and she came back to the tatami.

Goranova came out the winner in all five matches in the Nippon Budokan arena and has written her name in the history of kumite competition’s first Olympic karate with a gold medal.

source: SportMob