Poland’s trio Drabik, Goralska and Wojcik remained their gold medal chances alive in Gliwice14 September 2018
The fourth competition day of the Silesian Open Women’s Boxing Tournament recognized 35 bouts in Gliwice where some of the winners are already in the finals. Poland’s strong elite trio Sandra Drabik, Anna Goralska and Elzbieta Wojcik won their contests on Day4 and remained their gold medal chances alive.
The female elite, youth and junior boxers can attend in the 13th edition of the Silesian Women’s Boxing Tournament. Twelve junior bouts, seven youth and fifteen elite contests were held in the fourth competition day of the Silesian Open Women’s Boxing Tournament in Gliwice.
Boxers from the youngest age group are preparing to the EUBC European Confederation Junior Boxing Championships which will be held in Anapa, Russia next month. The elite female boxers are also focusing to a big target to the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships which will be taking place in November.
Latvia’s woman boxing life is in developing stage and their coaches are doing hard job to reach the level of the top female boxers in Europe. Their 15-year-old super talented Nikolina Boke is spending her first year in the junior age group but she has got high number of international contests. The Latvian bantamweight (54kg) hope was in different level than Poland’s Martyna Brach and the referee confirmed her RSC victory in the first round.
Poland’s Wiktoria Rogalinska is an experienced youth boxer who attended in several international events in the recent two years. The 18-year-old Polish flyweight (51kg) boxer was quicker than Germany’s Georgiana-Diana Podaru and eliminated her rival winning the bout by unanimous decision. Rogalinska’s next opponent will be a star rival India’s AIBA Women’s Youth World Champion Jyoti.
Czech Republic’s Lenka Bernardova moved up to the featherweight (57kg) in the recent weeks but she was enough strong to stop Poland’s Ewa Sojska in a quick contest. Bernardova’s teammate in the same category Klara Polednikova eliminated another Polish boxer Karolina Tracz in Gliwice which means both Czech talents are advanced to the last four of Silesian Open Boxing Tournament.
Poland’s European Games silver medallist and AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships quarter-finalist Sandra Drabik is a strong and experienced boxer at the elite flyweight (51kg) who did not give chance to her quarter-final opponent in Gliwice, Czech Republic’s Petra Lastovkova. The 30-year-old Polish boxer had a harder job in the semi-final of the Silesian Women’s Open Tournament but she was slightly better than Russia’s Aleksandra Kuleshova eliminating her top rival by split decision.
Poland’s Anna Goralska claimed silver medal in the EUBC European Confederation U22 Boxing Championships in Targu Jiu a few months ago which result secured for her a new impulse to work even harder. The 22-year-old Polish bantamweight (54kg) boxer dominated her fight against Anna Mikolajska on Day4. In her division Russia’s Viktoria Kuleshova and Ukraine’s Ivanna Krupenia both advanced to the last four in Gliwice.
Russia’s Darima Sandakova is the new National Champion at the elite middleweight (75kg) but her success over Kazakhstan’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games bronze medallist Dariga Shakimova was over the previous expectations. Following Sandakova’s impressive triumph Poland’s Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games winner Elzbieta Wojcik eliminated Ukraine’s No.1 Mariya Borutsa in a hectic bout.