The third day of fights of the European Championship 2017 - the 20th European Championship for para-armwrestling, was completely dedicated to the struggle of athletes with disabilities. ()
Today, about two hundred athletes competed for the title of the best in four categories: two categories of athletes with musculoskeletal disorders, as well as persons with visual and hearing impairments.
The organization of the competition was fully adapted to the requirements of the participants and the International Paralympic Committee, under the auspices of which this event is taking place. The highlight of the competition was the opening ceremony, by Miss World among the Deaf-2016 Iwona Cechosz. Using the sign language, she wished all the athletes a good fight and victories.
And the duels were interesting. Among the athletes with wheelchairs, almost every duel was exciting and full of emotions. For example, in the category of 55 kg, Konstantin Rabinovich (Russia) and Mehmet Kaya (Turkey) fought hard on the right hand. As a result, after the superfinal and fouls Mehmet, who came to the finals with defeat, took the gold medal.