Turkish taekwondo player dies during tournament in Egypt

The Turkish player died after he had swallowed his tongue during a game against a Serbian player, a medical source at Luxor International Hospital told Anadolu Agency.

Turkish taekwondo player dies during tournament in Egypt

A Turkish taekwondo player died on Sunday during a game in a tournament hosted by the Egyptian city of Luxor.

The Turkish player died after he had swallowed his tongue during a game against a Serbian player, a medical source at Luxor International Hospital told Anadolu Agency.

He was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital, he added.

The International Taekwondo Tournament in Luxor opened Saturday with the participation of over 300 players from 37 countries.

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