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Paralympics Taekwondo Player Aruna Tanwar Withdraws, Cites Injury

Aruna Tanwar was said to sign off her name from the repechage round of paralympic women Taekwondo under the category of k44-49 kg due to a saviour injury.

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Aruna Tanwar was said to sign off her name from the repechage round of paralympic women Taekwondo under the category of k44-49 kg due to a saviour injury.

Aruna Tanwar had her second match in the evening after she was defeated by Espinoza Carranaza of Peru in the Quarterfinals.

All those players who lost their main draw Quarter-Final are made into a repechage round amongst them in which they are required to win three rounds to win the bronze medal.

The first match was between the 12th seeded Indian Aruna Tanwar and the fifth-seeded Danijela Jovanovic of Siberia in the opening round Aruna Tanwar got injured but she managed to win the first round by 29-09.

Paralympic Committee of India President Deepa Malik "Sorry to inform you that our Tigress has got injured in her bout. Suspected hairline fracture. She won her first match with a great margin but we could notice the energy missing in the second one. Swelling has increased and needs medical attention," 

She played her last Quarterfinal with Espinoza which she lost due to her injury and the scores were (26-02,30-10,28-09).


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