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Turkish teenage athlete wins gold medal in Serbia

14-year-old Meryem Iyin claims gold in Taekwondo Europe G1 tournaments

Emre Asikci   | 27.10.2019
Turkish teenage athlete wins gold medal in Serbia

ANKARA

Turkey's Meryem Iyin won gold medal in Taekwondo Europe G1 tournaments in Serbia's capital Belgrade on Saturday.

Iyin defeated her Serbian opponent 21-7 in the final match.

"I'm a champion. Thanks to God. I defeated Serbia 21-7. I'm very happy, I also thank everyone who supported me," said Turkish athlete on Twitter.

Iyin also performed a soldier salute on the podium.

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