It’s a day that ends well for the fighters, Ruth Gbagbi and Hedaya Malak. They have both just won a bronze medal in the under 67kg category.

Ivorian Ruth Gbagbi beat Brazilian Titoneli by a score of 12 to 8 in the under 67kg category. In a fight that she mastered from start to finish, Ruth was able to maintain her acquired advantage from the second round. With this bronze medal, she is so far the first athlete from Cote d’Ivoire to win a medal.

As for the representative of the land of the Pharaohs, she came out on top against Page MCpherson by 17 points to 6.