Sahl Hasheesh 2019 World Taekwondo Beach Championships: Thailand stands out with 41 medals
Egypt grabs 18 medals, Spain also shines with 10, while Morocco and Russia grab 5 to share the 4th position
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Thailand completely dominated the 2019 World Taekwondo Beach Championships in Sahl Hasheesh, Egypt, after winning 41 medals during the three days of competition of the event, bagging home almost half of the total medals awarded.
Egypt took advantage of competing at home and finished in second place of the overall standings with 18 medals, more than any other team involved in the event except from the Thai representatives.
Spain did also perform at a very high level, achieving a total of 10 medals, 5 more than the nations that shared the third spot in the medal count, Morocco and Russia, who bagged 5 medals.
Germany and Audi Sarabia clinched 3 medals each, while Norway and Lebanon grabbed 2. Bahrain, Iraq and Iceland had to content themselves with 1 medal.
The Best Men Referee award was given to Pablo Garcia of Spain, while the Best Women Referee went to Amany Abdelfalah from Egypt.
Best Men Coach was awarded to the host nation’s Ahmed Khedr, and Thailand’s Nayeon Lee was awarded the Best Women Coach, after the country’s dominance throughout the whole competition.
The Best Men Poomsae Athlete went to Egypt’s Abdel Fattah El Sayed, and the Best Women Poomsae Athlete was awarded to Ornawee Srisahakit from Thailand. For the Best Breaking Athlete awards, Miguel Barreiro Estevez and Anastasia Sumenkova won the men’s and women’s categories respectively. Best Team was awarded to Thailand.