The main event of 2017 in armwrestling - Professional Armwrestling World Cup Zloty Tur - Vendetta All Stars Armfight # 48 has come to the end. ()
In part, the results of the event were completely unpredictable due to the fact that the participants in Vendetta did not pull at the Zloty Tur, which means that there were new contenders for the victory in the categories.
In the lightest ladies’ category - 52 kg – it was no too hard to single out favorites. So, Snezhana Babaeva could not revenge Esra Kiraz for defeat at the Worlds, so the first place went to the Turkish athlete, Babaeva’s on the second. The prize three right hand became very unexpected. In the finals, the gold medalist of the left hand Esra Kiraz met the Japanese Ayane Takenaka, whose fuse helped her to rise so high, although on left arm she was the last. Closed the top three, as on the previous day, Elizaveta Reshetnik. Snezhana Babayeva became the fifth.
The main question in the category of 57 kg was in the fight of Tatyana Verina and Victoria Iliyushyna. Verina reached the final without defeats, and Victoria had to rise from group B. Having won the semifinal, Ilyushina could not repel Verina, eventually finishing second. The first was Tatiana Verina, the third - Diana Bareeva. On the right hand, the composition of the prizes remained the same, with the difference that Victoria Ilyushina went to the finals without defeats and defended her title as the strongest athlete in the right hand.
In the category of 65 kg, the representative of the host country of the Zloty Tur, Marlena Wawrzyniak, fought, from which the fans expected the best results. As a result, Marlena was in the prize three on both hands - the third on the left and the second on the right hand. Also, both times gold was taken by Katerina Afonina. An excellent fight on the right hand was shown by Malin Kleinsmith, who went through tough opponents and eventually got a bronze medal.
In the ladies’ plus class on the left hand a real drama unfolded. In preliminary matches, Gabriela Vasconcelos managed to defeat the Lithuanian athlete Egle Vaitkute, which to admit, it was a surprise for everyone. Egle had to go through the whole group B, and in the finals, she won the victory!
In this category of men 63 kg on the left hand fought 22 athletes.