US Open 2020 (G-2) – Day 3: Local fighters triumph in Seniors with 6 golds
Serbia and France take 2 titles, while Croatia, Mexico, Spain, Hungary, Ireland and Canada grab 1
Draws: Day 4
Day 2 – Report
USA Taekwondo reigned at home after completing an outstanding performance on the second day of action at US Open 2020 after taking 6 out of the 8 Senior titles awarded on Friday.
Mexico and Croatia grabbed the other 2 gold medals of the day.
Day 1 – Report
France and Serbia stood out on the first day of action at the 2020 US International Taekwondo Open, which kicked off last Thursday in the city of Orlando, Florida, after being the two only nations to win more than 1 gold medal in the Senior Kyorugi competition’s opening day. Both France and Serbia collected 2 titles.
Hungary, Ireland, Spain and Canada were the other 4 teams to taste glory on Thursday in Kyorugi after reaching the top of the podium in one occasion each.
The 4 fighters that helped Serbia and France set the standard on the first day were: Dylan Chellamootoo (France), who reigned in Men’s -68 kg after defeating Gonzalez from Uruguay in the big final of the draw by 18-15; Tijana Bogdanovic (Serbia, Team Daedo member), who proved to be the strongest competitor in Women’s -63 kg after getting rid of Tesic from Canada by 18-10; Milica Mandic (Serbia, Team Daedo member), who took the gold medal of the Women’s -73 kg after beating Wander-Zwalm from France in the last fight of the bracket by a clear 15-2; and Solene Avoulette (France), who dominted the Women’s +73 kg after edging Gorman-Shore from USA by 9-5 in the gold medal clash to reign in Orlando.
In Poomsae, USA was the most successful nation of the day after grabbing 11 gold medals.