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Event Though the Youth Olympic Games will continue until the 18th October, the curtains for taekwondo fell since all the five competition categories for male and female were completed during the previous week.

Recapping the athletic event of the year for the youth, the total medal collection of the European athletes is summed up in 12 medals; 4 gold, 2 silver, and 6 bronze, that count for the 30% of the total awarded medals.
Russia is at the top of the countries list since all gold medals were claimed by Russian athletes, plus one bronze.
There was at least one “European” medal for every competition category, with the only exception the one of Men +73 kg.

In detail, the medals for Taekwondo Europe are listed as follows:

Men -48kg      -  SHISHKO Dmitrii (RUS) - GOLD
Men -55kg      -  POPOV Georgii (RUS) - GOLD
Men -63kg      -  AGHAYEV Javad (AZE) - BRONZE
                         CAULO Gabriele (ITA) - BRONZE
Men -73kg      -  ACHAB Badr (BEL) - SILVER

Women -44kg -  SHCHERBAKOVA Polina (RUS) - GOLD
                         STOJKOVIC Lena (CRO) - BRONZE
Women -49kg -  RYADNINSKAYA Elizaveta (RUS) - GOLD
Women -55kg -  TZELI Fani (GRE) - BRONZE
Women -63kg -  BOZANIC Nadica (SRB) - SILVER
                         CENNAMO Assunta (ITA) - BRONZE
Women +63kg - ADEBAIO Kristina (RUS) - BRONZE

The majority of the above athletes is likely to be seen in the forthcoming Olympic Games, as they have already made a more than a successful debut, representing the Olympic future of Taekwondo in Europe. Their experience in one of the greatest athletic events universally will give them unforgettable experiences and provide them with all the necessary resources to cope with the challenges of qualifying and competing at the Olympic Games.


You may find the Official Results book for Taekwondo in Buenos Aires 2018 here: Official Results Book TAEKWONDO

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