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23 Jun 2019

Sambo wrestler Anzhela Zhilinskaya claims Minsk 2019 champion title

Sambo wrestler Anzhela Zhilinskaya claims Minsk 2019 champion title

MINSK, 23 June (BelTA) – Belarusian sambo wrestler Anzhela Zhilinskaya won gold at the ongoing 2nd European Games in Minsk, BelTA has learned.

In the women’s -72kg final the Belarusian defeated Georgia’s Nino Odzelashvili.

“I did everything my coach told me before the bout. This helped me to win. It was a very long road to this victory. However, there are still things I need to polish,” Anzhela Zhylinskaya told the media.  
Head coach of Belarus sambo team Vyacheslav Kot noted that the morning was hard for the national team. The athletes were feeling the burden of responsibility. According to him, there were a lot of difficult bouts.

The sambo tournament at the 2nd European Games features 144 athletes competing in 18 medal events. The tournament in the Sports Palace will end on 23 June.

Lukashenko congratulates Anzhela Zhilinskaya on Minsk 2019 sambo gold

MINSK, 23 June (BelTA) - Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent greetings to member of the national sambo team Anzhela Zhilinskaya on winning a gold medal at the 2nd European Games on 22 June, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.

“Your convincing victory wrapped up competition day one on a high note, making our fans extremely happy,” the head of state said.

The president believes that the successes of the Belarusian sambo team will be a good reference point for all members of the national team of the Republic of Belarus who will compete in the home sport arenas for the European Games champion titles.


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