Mohammed Alsowaiq secured Saudi Arabia’s first ever gold medal in a taekwondo event as he overcame Italian Riondino 12-6 in the male under 65kg category on of the 2017 World Taekwondo Cadet Championships.
There was also victory for Tae-Hwan Son of Korea in the male +65kg class. For Saudi Arabia is also a great success for World Taekwondo. Egypt won two bronze medals on the event, both in female categories.
Aziz Acharki, Saudi Arabian coach, former World Taekwondo Champion, said the team has worked very hard, and represent the future of that nation. “The whole team and the members of the federation of Saudi Arabia are willing to continue working for more prizes”.