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Hedaya Malak wins bronze medal in Tarragona

Hedaya Malak

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Egypt’s has won the bronze medal in for for women’s 67kg competition at the 2018 Mediterranean Games in Spain.

Malak overcame Serbia’s Nada Savkovic in the quarterfinal in a heated game 3-0 after resorting to a fourth set.

However, the 25-year-old failed to defeat France’s Laurin Althea in the semifinal, losing 16-2 in three sets, ending the first set 0-0, second set 6-2, third set 10-0 and fourth set 0-0.

Malak finished in the third place to earn the bronze medal, while Laurin Althea claimed the silver medal after losing the final Jelic Metea who won the gold medal.

The 2016 Olympics bronze medal holder emphasized that winning the bronze medal will motivate her to go strong in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics which is what she has been working for since the former Olympic games.

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