Among the Brightest
Nikita Rafalovich of Uzbekistan, who is in the 80 kg weight class, was third in the Grand Prix finals in taekwondo in Côte d’Ivoire.
In the finals, the Russian Maxim Khramtsov lost to Olympic champion Sheik Sallah Cisse from Côte d’Ivoire with a score of 28:33.
The bronze award went to the representative of Uzbekistan Nikita Rafalovich.
24-year-old Rafalovich is a pupil of Tashkent taekwondo. He is the bronze medalist of the 2009 Asian Youth Championship and the championship of the continent in 2014. Silver medalist of the world championships of 2015 and 2017, winner and prize-winner of several international tournaments, such as the open Australian championship (2014), the open championship of Qatar (2015), the open championship of Korea (2014) and other prestigious competitions.