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XX European Para-Armwrestling Championship: review # Armwrestling #

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.

In the category of 75 kg for the gold fought two Turkish athletes, who also met in the superfinal. As a result, Yilmaz Fazilogullari, who went with a defeat, got gold, won twice with Ahmet Bozdemir.

The high level was traditionally shown by the Belarusian sportsman Victor Bratchenya, who easily won two first places in the 80 kg category among sportsmen with MSD.

Very emotionally fought girls of the weight category 50 kg of the same class, Nadezhda Vnenkovskaya and Yuliya Khadayeva.

Bulgarian athlete Lada Khadzhieva took the next gold medals of the championship, having shown an excellent fight in the category of 70 kg among deaf athletes.

In the team classification among men the first place was won by the Bulgaria national team, the second one by the Georgian team, the third by the team of Turkey. In the women's team event at the first step of the podium – Bulgaria, the second place behind the Russian team, the third - the Ukrainian team.



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