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Today Tamaulipas – Sports in Mexico Bryan Salazar hangs bronze in the Guadalajara Taekwondo World Cup 2022

The Tamaulipas lived his second experience of the world; Itzel Velzquez finished fifth in the -62 kilos

Bryan Salazar award at the Guadalajara Taekwondo World Cup 2022

Author: CONADE

Mexico City. – Within the framework of the second day of actions of the World Taekwondo Championship, which takes place at the Metropolitan Aquatic Center, in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Tamaulipas Bryan Andres Salazar Perez he was awarded the bronze medal in the category of minus 87 kilograms.

Salazar Pérez, was left with the third place metal after falling in the semifinal by a score of 0-2, against the Chino Mingkuan Mengin a vibrant combat, in which the Asian remained strong at each point and forced the Mexican to propose a different strategy.

I had a difficult graph, but we knew how to handle it well. I try to make it (the kick) as effective as possible, the opponent was very good, he can’t find him to score more points, but that’s what this is about, keep moving forward and keep looking for the dream.

“I felt motivated by all the public, with my family; thanks to the Federation and CONADE for their support, as well as all the work that has been done in this time to achieve this medalcommented Bryan Salazar.

On his way to the medal, the man from Tamaulipas, who appeared in his second world event, beat the representative of Chinese Taipei, Yu-Ling Chang 2-1 (4-4, 2-0 and 3-2), then he left the Turkish Enbiya Taha Bicer on the tatami 2-0 (4-4 and 10-9) and in the quarterfinals, he beat the Ivorian and Olympic monarch in Rio 2016, Cheick Sallah Cissé 2-1 (2-7 , 4-1 and 5-3).

It was an impressive setting, I think that in all my career that I have been in the national team, I had never been in a place like this, beautiful and spectacular. 10 years ago I won my first National Olympics and now I’m getting a medal in a World Cup”, he added.

The Serbian Mahdi Khodabakhshi was crowned world champion of the division, after beating the Chinese Mingkuan Meng 2-0 in the final.

World Cup debut

Itzel Velázquez, from the capital, in the -62 kilos, was left with fifth place in the category, and one step away from accessing the medal zone, after falling, in an intense duel, in the quarterfinal round against the British Aaliyah Powell, bronze in the World Cup in Manchester 2019, by 0-2 (1-5 and 4-11).

In her first fight of the day, the 23-year-old left Italian Cristina Gaspa (2-0) on the road and then gave an account of the Turkish Ikra Kayik (2-1).

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