After the match, Simon commented in her personal Facebook: “this is far from being my best day but I will continue to work even harder”. Additionally, she thanked “all those people who have been supportive to me every day and have made this path more rewarding”. While she had special words of appreciation to his physiotherapist and osteopath, Andrea Rica, as a professional and “as a friend”.
Simon won her first fight against the Croatian Rodas 3-1 but she could not do anything in the semifinals against the Russian Ivanova who won by a clear 5-11.
This medal is the second for the Spanish delegation to the continental tournament after the bronze achieved by Jesus Tortosa in the category of under 54 kg.