Atias secures silver at Euro taekwondo champs
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Atias secures silver at Euro taekwondo champs

Israeli Ron Atias won silver at the European Championships in Montreux, Switzerland.

Andrew Sherwood is the Jewish News Sport and Community Editor

Atias (left) won silver in Switzerland. Picture: Israel Taekwondo Association.
Atias (left) won silver in Switzerland. Picture: Israel Taekwondo Association.

Israel’s sole taekwondo fighter at this summer’s Olympic Games, Ron Atias, won silver in the U58 kg event at the European Championships in Montreux, Switzerland.

The 21-year-old, who’re ranked 80, was beaten to gold by the world number 2, Portuguese Rui Braganca. He said: “My goal in Rio is to win the gold medal.”

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