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Mohamed Salah celebrates Hedaya Malak and Saif Issa at the Tokyo Olympics

Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool player, congratulated Hedaya Malak and Seif Issa, the players of the Egyptian taekwondo team, after winning the bronze medal in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Mohamed Salah posted on his official page on Twitter, saying: "Congratulations, Hedaya Malak and Saif Issa, and all the stars of our country, who have been successful, were not with them and left the Olympics. We are with you and support you in what is coming and we are confident in you. We know that your goal is to honor our country, and we appreciate your efforts, and we wish you all success in what is to come.”

Egyptian taekwondo player Seif Issa won the second bronze medal for Egypt in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after defeating his Norwegian competitor Andre Ordman, 12-4, in the bronze medal match in the 80-kg weight category.


The identification of the competing champion for Saif Issa came after the Norwegian player beat Moroccan player Ashraf Mahboub in the consolation match, 24/10.


Seif Issa, the taekwondo champion, lost to Russia's Maxim Khramtkov 13-1 in the semi-finals of the men's 80-kg singles competitions at the Olympic Games currently being held in the Japanese capital, Tokyo.


Seif Issa defeated Italian Simone Alessio, in the taekwondo quarter-finals, to qualify for the semi-finals of the men's 80-kg singles competition.


The Egyptian champion Hedaya Malak won the first medal for Egypt in Tokyo 2020, after defeating the American player in taekwondo competitions.


Egypt is participating in the Tokyo Olympics with a mission that is the largest in the history of Egyptian Olympic participation, as the number of players reached 146, with 134 main, divided into 86 male and 48 female players, in addition to 12 reserves, according to the instructions of the International Olympic Committee.