National athlete Merve Dincel won the gold medal at the World Taekwondo Championship held in Azerbaijan. Expressing that he was very happy because he became the world champion and achieved it in a sister country, Dincel said, “There are Olympics next year. These are steps for the Olympics. I hope to win a gold medal in the Olympics, just like here.” said.
National athlete Merve Dinçel won a gold medal at the World Taekwondo Championship held in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. According to the statement of the Turkish Taekwondo Federation, on the third day of the championship in the capital Baku, national athletes Merve Dinçel in 49 kg, Hüseyin Kartal in men’s 80 kg Enbiya Taha Biçer reached the tatami in 87 kg. Merve Dinçel defeated Elizaveta Ryadninskaya in the second round and defeated Saudi Arabian Dunya Ali Abutaleb in the third round. In the quarter-finals Kazakh Botakoz Kapanova, in the semi-finals Spanish Adriana Cerezo Iglesias. Defeating Merve, she matched with the last Olympic champion Thai Panipak Wongpattanakit in the final. Merve, who eliminated her opponent, won the gold medal. Merve Dinçel, speaking to the AA correspondent, expressed her great happiness because she became the world champion and succeeded in this in a sister country. I’m proud of that. Everything was great. There are Olympics next year. These are steps for the Olympics. With the points we get from here, we will go to the Olympics. I hope to win a gold medal in the Olympics like here. I’m working for this. The rest is from God.” Dincel thanked President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkish Taekwondo Federation officials and trainers for their support. Merve Dinçel, who went on the tatami in the women’s 49 kg category on the third day of the championship in Baku, defeated the last Olympic champion Thai champion Panipak Wongpattanakit and won the gold medal. had won a medal.