Russian Taekwondo athletes were the first in Europe


Vladislav Larin (right)Vladimir Astapkovich

Russian national team on Taekwondo took first place in the medal standings at the European championship, which ended in Kazan. About it reports “R-Sport”.

May 13, passed the finals in four weight categories. Vladislav Larin won the gold medal in the weight category up to 87 kg. The silver medal went to Roman Kuznetsov (over 87 kg) and Arina Zhyvotkova (to 73 kg). Bronze tried on Olga Ivanova (over 73 kg), Oleg Kuznetsov and Yuri Kirichenko. Both athletes competed in the category over 87 kilograms.

All the assets of the national team won 15 medals. Four of them were gold. Also, the Russians won five silver medals and six bronze. Second place in the medal standings got the Turks with nine medals, three of them gold. The third strongest team recognized as team of Croatia. In an asset of athletes from this country eight medals, including three gold medals.

European championship in Taekwondo took place from 10 to 13 may in Kazan.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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