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.

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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.

Results;

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)

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