Ukrainian national sambo team – winner of 20 European Championship medals

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In Spanish Gijon European Championship in Sport and Combat Sambo ended.

According to, the Ukrainians won 20 medals – 4 gold, 6 silver and 10 bronze. This is the second result of the awards at the European Forum 2019.

So, on the last day of competition in weight to 68 kilograms, the first final was held at Anna Antykalo from Mykolaiv oblast. Olha Namazova from Belarus became her rival, so she won ahead of time, thanks to the painful reception.

In the heavyweight category (over 80 kg), Anastasia Sapsay from Cherkasy oblast met with Elena Kebadze from Georgia and, unfortunately, lost by one point.

In the combat section of up to 90 kg, Petro Davydenko from the Vinnitsa oblast challenged the title with Russian Roman Egorov, conceded and became the owner of “silver”.

Bronze medalists were: Christina Bondar (up to 56 kg, Odessa obalst), Vitaliy Dobrianskiy (up to 52 kg, combat section, Zhytomyr obalst), Bachuki Bagishvili (up to 68 kg, combat section, Kharkiv oblast).

In the team event, the women’s team and the team of combat sambo won “silver” cups.

Earlier, the “Journalist” reported that Deontay Wilder successfully defended the world title.

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