Ukraine’s women’s wrestlers win back-to-back European team titles

22 April, 12:55 PM
National wrestling team of Ukraine (Photo:UWW)

National wrestling team of Ukraine (Photo:UWW)

The Ukrainian women's wrestling team won back-to-back team titles after finishing first at the 2023 European Wrestling Championships in Zagreb after topping the table at the 2022 Championships in Budapest.

Ukrainian athletes won a total of six medals — two gold, three silver, and one bronze.

Ukraine's team's medals

Gold: Alina Hrushyna-Akobiia, Iryna Koliadenko

Silver: Oksana Livach, Yuliya Tkach-Ostapchuk, Alla Belinska

Bronze: Tetiana Sova-Rizhko

European Wrestling Championship Medal Table

1. Ukraine — 6 (2g + 3s + 1b)

Video of day

2. Romania — 4 (2g + 0s + 2b)

2. Bulgaria — 4 (2g + 0s + 2b)

Yesterday, Ukrainian weightlifter Iryna Dekha, won her third straight European championship — and fourth overall — at the 2023 European Weightlifting Championships in Yerevan.

The reigning world champion became the most decorated weightlifter since Ukraine gained its independence in 1991.

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