#Bucharest2014 Euro Women Boxing championships: Russia keep on ruling European Women's Boxing09 June 2014
The 2014 Edition of European Women’s Boxing championships got to the end after one week and 153 bouts, which took place inside the Bucharest Polyvalent Arena. 163 boxer took part in the competition.
Russia topped the medals table (as they had done in the all previous editions of these championships), thanks to 2 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals. Bulgaria (1 Gold, 2 silver, 1 Bronze) was the runner-up Team, while the host country, Romania (1 Gold, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze), got the third step of Medal Standings podium.
The 54 kg Gold Medal Marzia Davide (Italya) was voted Best Boxer of the tournament
A record number of nine nations claimed gold medals in the championships, with only the Russian delegation able to achieve two top positions in Bucharest.
Azerbaijan secured its first ever medal in the history of the EUBC European Women’s Continental Championships, as their top women’s boxer Elena Vystropova bagged the gold after defeating England’s Stacey Copeland in the final.
Hungary and Netherlands also claimed a gold medal in the event, while among the developing boxing nations, Croatia took a credible bronze medal in Bucharest.