The head of the federation called the performance of Russian sambo wrestlers at the European Championships “four iron”

The Russian national sambo team participated in the “four iron” at the European Championship, President of the All-Russian Sambo Federation Sergei Eliseev told .

At the European Championships held in the Serbian city of Novi Sad, gold medals in sports sambo were won by Russians Ramed Gukev (up to 71 kg), Ilya Zatylkin (up to 79 kg) and Roman Zheltov (over 98 kg); bronze went to Alexei Zaitsev (up to 64 kg) and Anton Surovtsev (up to 88 kg). Among women, gold medals were won by Yulia Molchanova (up to 50 kg), Anastasia Lukanina (up to 54 kg), Alena Alekhina (up to 59 kg), Anastasia Goncharova (up to 65 kg) and Ksenia Zadvornova (up to 72 kg). kg); Alena Prokopenko (up to 80 kg) won silver, Albina Cholombitko (over 80 kg) won bronze.

— The women’s team performed well, the men’s team only won one medal (gold) on the first day, today they won two and thanks to that they won the team competition . Everything came down to the last day, it was difficult. The guys’ team is young, there is only one world champion – Ramed Gukev – and the rest are newcomers. We played for the Iron Four.

Tomorrow begins the European Youth Championship for juniors and young men. Our competitors will be Georgians, Ukrainians and Belarusians,” Eliseev told .

Russians participated in the European Championships in neutral status.

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Source : MatchTV

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