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Georgievski beats world champion, advances to quarterfinals of taekwondo Olympic tournament

Macedonian taekwondo fighter Dejan Georgievski advanced early Tuesday to the quarterfinals in the +80kg division of the Olympic tournament after beating current world champion Rafael Alba from Cuba.

Tokyo, 27 July 2021 (MIA) – Macedonian taekwondo fighter Dejan Georgievski advanced early Tuesday to the quarterfinals in the +80kg division of the Olympic tournament after beating current world champion Rafael Alba from Cuba.

Georgievski won the first round 5:1 and increased the lead to 10:3 by the end of the second. Eventually, the final score was 11:8.

Georgievski’s next opponent is Ivory Coast’s Seydou Gbane.

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