Olympics: Cisse Wins First Ever Gold For Ivory Coast

Olympics: Cisse wins first ever gold for Ivory Coast

RIO DE JANEIRO, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th Augst,2016) - Cheick Sallah Cisse won Ivory Coast's first ever gold medal in the Olympics with a kick in the last second of the men's under-80kg taekwondo final on Friday.

Cisse created history for the West African country when he stunned the third seed Lutalo Muhammad of Britain with a four-point score right at the death to win 8-6. Tunisia's Oussama Oueslati and Milad Beigi Harchgani of Turkey won the bronze medals.