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The Ivoirien Cisse Cheick Sallah strikes Gold medal in Russia

26-08-2015

The Ivoirien player , Cisse Cheick Sallah -80 kg , grabbed a Gold medal at the GP in Moscow, Russia 14-16 Aug. 2015 after a historical final match with Aaron Cook from Great Britain, whom he defeated in a historical result of 11-4. In the semi final he did not meet Steven Lopez, four-time world champion and two-time Olympic medalist, as the latter withdrew.

With this Gold medal Cheick Cisse is now a serious contender for the top six Taekwondo players to be qualified directly for the OG in Ri0,2016.

Congratulations to Cheick Cisse, congratulations to Cote d'Ivoire Taekwondo Federation for a job well done, and congratulations to African Taekwondo .