In Bulgaria on December 9-14 I took place 1st European Women's Youth and Junior Boxing Championships - the First boxing European championship among young and younger girls.
Our national team won gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze medals in the Championship 2 - reports a press - service of regional Federation of a kickboxing.
Competitions were held under the auspices of EUBC confederation (European Union Boxing Confederation from now on replacing EABA) in Yambol (Yambol), one of the most ancient Bulgarian cities. 130 sportswomen participated in this debut of new female boxing continental superiority from 15 countries. Girls acted in 13 weight categories, two independent age groups: Youth Girl's (youth of 17-18 years) and Junior Girl's (juniors of 15-16 years).
Nine senior Ukrainian sportswomen won SEVEN medals of the European championship, than provided to Ukraine an honourable THIRD command place by quantity of awards in youth female boxing of the Old World (having conceded to "full-compound" Russia and Poland), and 5-е a place on "gold" (after Russia, Poland, Bulgaria, Sweden). Bronze prize-winners of Europe returned from Bulgaria Vitalina Solyanik (50кг, the Kharkov Region), Ivanna Krupenya (57кг, the Rovno Region), Aleksandra Fedis (60кг, the Volynsk Region) and Svetlana Tertychna (66кг, the Hmelnitsky Region), "silver" brought Maria Yurlova (52кг, the Hmelnitsky Region) and Inna Shevchenko (86кг, the Dnepropetrovsk Region). Nikolay Hadzhioglo's pupil became the champion of Europe in the senior age group:
"gold" - Natasha CNIAZ (48кг, Boxing Club "Nikolaev", the trainer Nick. Hadzhioglo)
And the four of the Ukrainian boxers - juniors won THREE medals of the European championship in Bulgaria, having fine added pride to team Yulia Lysun's "bronze" (54кг, the Hmelnitsky Region), Alina Skarzhinets's "silver" (50кг, the Rovno Region) and one more highest boxing award of Europe:
"gold" - Diana YAKOVLEVA (52кг, Boxing Club "Nikolaev", trainers Zhurgembayev - Hadzhioglo)
It is pleasant that Diana became not simply Champion of Europe-2008 in female boxing, but is awarded the title "The Best Athlete of the Championship" together with the corresponding special prize.Magnificent debut in female boxing nice 15 - the summer sportswoman! By the way, this girl debuted 2 months ago and in big тайбоксе not less triumphally, having come back from Korea the finalist of the World Cup-2008 on the Thai boxing Muey Ty.
We CONGRATULATE боксерочек!