Baku, Jun 14 - R-Sport, Oleg Bogatov. Russian Greco-Roman style on Sunday suffered victorious over from colleagues on the team And filled up a moneybox of the national team 2 gold medals, raising the Russian national team to second place in the unofficial team standings in the first European games held in Baku.
Success on Sunday reached the Commissioner of Mordovia Artem Surkov (weight category up to 66 kg) And an athlete from the Russian capital Davit Chakvetadze (85). Citizens of Russia at the same time became Champions of Europe in 2015, as this tournament is held in the framework of the Games.
Two more bronze medals in the team of the Russian Federation brought a wrestler from St. Petersburg Chingiz Labazanov (75) And the karate girl from Chelyabinsk Ivanna Zaitsev (over 68).
National athletes according to the results of 2 days of competitions won five gold medals And two bronze awards. Russian national team with 3rd place occupied After the starting day of the tournament, climbed to the 2nd position.
The team of Azerbaijan on Sunday, scored 3 wins And shifted from first lead of the Swiss. By the hosts of the competition 6 first places, 2 second And 5 third. At the 3rd place Team of Turkey (4 gold, 2 silver, 6 bronze medals), and in the top five Also includes teams from Switzerland (3 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze) And France (2 gold, 2 silver, 3 bronze). On the podium was raised 26 Authorized from 50 countries taking part in the competition.
Russian national team on Greco-Roman battle, led by head coach Gogi koguashvili, successfully participated in the "miner" of the integrated team. On the first day weekend "classics" three times climbed to the highest step of the podium, and on Sunday two More times celebrated the victory.
For Mordovia athlete Artem Surkov tournament in Baku was the biggest test of his Still short "adult" career. The winner of superiority of Europe among youth till 23 years not folded to experienced opponents, scoring five victories in a row. Moreover, in the final match of Saranac took over the former Russian Mihran Harutyunyan, Armenia's representative. Victory at the European games Surkov said about the claims to participate in the Olympic games 2016 And the ability to compete with the first team - Adam Kurak.
Muscovite Davit Chakvetadze Also first played in the competition so serious level And also met expectations And coaches, And fans. Four fights - Four winnings, as well as among them in the final - the famous Ukrainian Jean Belanica. After winning a Russian citizen could not control my tears of happiness - success in Baku opened to him the road to September's world Championships in the USA who will be qualifying for the Olympics in 2016.
He had every right to rely on the gold award And champion of the 2014 world Chingiz Labazanov, conducting 1st major tournament in a new, heavier weight category. All went well-established procedure, but in a quarterfinal clash with Azerbaijani Alvina Mursalieva (2: 4) judges, according to experts, canceled clear reception at Four points held by the Russians. Undeserved defeat did not break athlete - two wins in a row earned him a bronze medal.
Also won a bronze medal for the national team And Ivanna Zaitsev. Russian citizen tactically intelligent passed the group stage of the competition (two draws And a win) And made it to the semifinals. The fight for the final Victory over rivals from Croatia Masa Martinovic (who later became the champion of the Games), but a Russian Citizen and go downstairs And have achieved Success in the competition for the bronze. Karate on Sunday finished the Baku - Russian Federation was represented by two athletes, two of Chelyabinsk, Zaitsev And fought for two. For myself, And for Eugene Plahutina (60), who had a bad 1st day of the tournament. And she succeeded.