Olympics: Female wrestler, Amri brings Bronze for Tunisia

Wrestling - Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016
Wrestling – Olympics: Day 12 Marwa Amri of Tunisia celebrates victory against Yuliya Ratkevich of Azerbaijan during their Women’s Freestyle 58 kg Bronze Medal Final at the Carioca Arena 2 on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Marwa Amri in the 58Kg has claimed Tunisia first-ever medal in women’s wrestling.

Amri Trailing 3-2, scored a four-point takedown on Azerbaijan’s Yuliya Ratkevich with less than 10 seconds left to win the first bronze medal match 6-3.

Tunisian Marwa Amri defeated Turkish Elif Jale Yesilirmak 3-1 in the 58 kg second Repechage round.

Marwa Amri (2)

The Tunisian wrestler had lost to Japan’s Kaori Icho 4-0 at the eighth finals.


Icho advanced to the final gold medal match against Koblova after earlier beating Tunisia’s Marwa Amri, Turkey’s Elif Jale Yesilirmak and Azerbaijan’s Yulia Ratkevich.


Women’s 58kg quarterfinals

Icho (JPN) wins 3-1 vs. Yesilrmak (TUR)

Ratkevich (AZE) wins 7-3 vs. Renteria (COL)

Tynybekova (KGZ) wins 14-7 vs. Olli (FIN)

Koblova (RUS) wins 9-2 Malik (IND)


Women’s 58kg semifinals

Icho (JPN) wins by tech fall 10-0 vs. Ratkevich (AZE)

Koblova (RUS) wins 4-1 vs. Tynybekova (KGZ)


Women’s 58kg repechage matches

Purevdorj (MGL) wins by fall (2:13) vs. Niemesch (GER)

Amri (TUN) wins 3-2 vs. Yesilrmak (TUR)

Malik (IND) wins 12-3 vs. Purevdorj (MGL)


Women’s 58kg bronze medal matches

Amri (TUN) wins 6-3 vs. Ratkevich (AZE)

Malik (IND) wins 8-5 vs. Tynybekova (KGZ)


Women’s 58kg gold medal match

Icho (JPN) wins 3-2 vs. Koblova (RUS)



One thought on “Olympics: Female wrestler, Amri brings Bronze for Tunisia

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s