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Ryan Martine Wins Bronze for Haiti at World Taekwondo Cadet Championship
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 11:37:10 AM GMT+0000
The World Cadet Taekwondo Championship was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan where 549 athletes from 50 countries around the world competed in four divisions. Ryan Martine, a 14-year old out of California, would create a first experience for Haiti by medalling with a bronze.
Martine surprised a lot of on lookers, winning four of his five fights in the -41 kg division. He clinched the bronze after losing to the eventual silver medalist, Iran's Amirhossein Norouzi. Uzbekistan's Zafarbek Karimov won the gold medal.