Russia’s taekwondo athlete Mikhail Artamonov has won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, defeating Argentina’s Lucas Guzman in the men’s -58 kg event, APA reports citing TASS.
This is the second medal for Team ROC (Russian Olympic Committee) at the Olympics. Earlier, Anastasiia Galashina won a silver medal in women’s 10 m air rifle competition, claiming Russia’s first medal.
Artamonov, 24, won silver in the 2017 World Championships, gold in the 2018 European Championships and bronze in the 2016 European Championships.
China tops the medal table, securing three gold medals and one bronze. Japan comes in second (1-1-0) and South Korea is ranked third (1-0-1). Team ROC is in the seventh place (0-1-1).