Olympics-Taekwondo-Russian Larin wins men’s +80kg gold medal

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Taekwondo - Men's Heavyweight +80kg - Gold medal match
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Taekwondo – Men’s Heavyweight +80kg – Gold medal match – Makuhari Messe Hall A, Chiba, Japan – July 27, 2021. Vladislav Larin of the Russian Olympic Committee and Dejan Georgievski of North Macedonia react after competing REUTERS/Murad Sezer

July 27, 2021

CHIBA, Japan (Reuters) – The Russia Olympic Committee’s Vladislav Larin defeated North Macedonia’s Dejan Georgievski to win the men’s taekwondo +80kg category gold medal on Tuesday.

Cuba’s Rafael Yunier Alba Castillo and South Korea’s In Kyo Don claimed the bronze medals.

(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Ken Ferris)