Taekwondo-Thailand's Wongpattanakit wins women's 49kG gold medal

Taekwondo-Thailand's Wongpattanakit wins women's 49kG gold medal By A Robin Rajkumar - July 24, 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Taekwondo - Women's Flyweight - 49kg - Gold medal match - Makuhari Messe Hall A, Chiba, Japan - July 24, 2021. Panipak Wongphatthanakit of Thailand celebrates winning gold with the Thai national flag REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Thailand's Panipak Wongpattanakit, the bronze medallist in Rio five years ago, beat Spanish teenager Adriana Cerezo Iglesias to win the gold medal for women's taekwondo in the 49kg category on Saturday.

Serbia's Tijana Bogdanovic and Israel's Abishag Semberg won the two bronze medals.

Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; editing by John Stonestreet

By A Robin Rajkumar - July 24, 2021

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