Kimia Alizadeh beat Group Nice Britain’s Jones 16-12 on Sunday within the girls’s -57kg taekwondo spherical of 16.
She then overcame China’s Lijun Zhou within the quarterfinals earlier than dropping to Turkey’s Hatice Kubra Ilgun within the bronze medal match.
Had Alizadeh gained that match she’d have secured the Refugee Olympic Group’s first ever medal since its creation in 2016.
Earlier on Sunday, Alizadeh beat an athlete representing Iran — Nahid Kiyani Chandeh — in a qualifying spherical.
“I’m one of many hundreds of thousands of oppressed girls in Iran who they’ve been taking part in with for years,” the athlete wrote in an Instagram put up in 2020 explaining why she was defecting
The 23-year-old was granted refugee standing in Germany and now lives within the Bavarian city of Aschaffenburg.
Alizadeh is Germany’s third refugee athlete, in response to Germany’s Taekwondo Union.
There are 29 athletes competing for the IOC Refugee Olympic Group on this 12 months’s Video games, in response to the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC).
American Anastasija Zolotic gained the ladies’s -57kg taekwondo gold after beating Russian Olympic Committee’s Tatiana Minina, who claimed silver.
Zolotic is the primary US lady to win Olympic gold in taekwondo.
Bronze went to Ilgun and Chinese language Taipei’s Lo Chia-Ling.