Fencing: Ines Boubakri gives Tunisia first Rio medal

Ahram Online , Thursday 11 Aug 2016

Ines Boubakri
Tunisian fencer Ines Boubakri (Reuters)

Fencer Ines Boubakri has clinched first medal for Tunisia at at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro early Thursday.

Boubakri won women bronze defeating Russian Aida Shanaeva 15-11 in the foil individual.

Tunisia is the fourth Arab country to win a medal as UAE won bronze in Judo before Kuwait took gold in shooting. Later Wednesday, Egypt clinched two bronze medals in weightlifting.

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