Taekwondo: Egypt's Mahmoud loses to Bosnian Husic in -68kg quarters

Ahram Online , Sunday 25 Jul 2021

Daniel Cargnin of Brazil, top, and Mohamed Abdelmawgoud of Egypt compete during their men s -66kg round of 32 judo match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Egyptian taekwondo fighter Abdel Rahman Wael Mahmoud was eliminated at the quarter-final stage after losing to Bosnian Nedzad Husic in the men's -68kg event on Sunday. 

Mahmoud narrowly lost 8-7, missing out on a semi-final spot. He caused an upset earlier in the day by defeating Javier Perez of Spain 22-00 in the round of 16.

The 25-year-old won 6-2, 0-7 and 16-11 against Perez, who won the European championship in 2019 and the silver medal of the World Championship in the same year.

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