Polish team dominates female finals of Dracula Open02 March 2023
The Polish female team had excellent results at the second edition of the Dracula Open International Tournament in Arad, Romania. In the junior girls category, they entered the finals with 7 boxers, ending with 5 gold and 2 silver medals. The champions were Gabriela Wawszczyk (46 kg), FormelaNadia (48 kg), Zusana Golebiewska (57 kg), MartynaJarzabek (60 kg) and Maja Razik (66 kg). Razik was declared best boxer of Junior girls and took the 500 euro prize. Romania came in a close second place with 4 gold medals, followed by Hungary in third place. Muller Rebeca Mihaela (50 kg), Trigos Bucur Rocio (52 kg), Țugui Amalia (63 kg) and Andreea Dumitru (66 kg) was the champions for Romania.
Martyna Kocskodaj (50 kg) began the gold medal tally for Poland in the youth women category followed by her colleagues Kinga Kriwka (60 kg), Aleksandra Jankowiak(63), Oliwia Araszwska (75) and Julia Olea (+81 kg). The 5 gold medal haul secured the overall Best Women Team award for the Polish girls.
Ukraine finished second with 3 gold medals, and received also the award for best youth female boxer. Veronika Pankevicitook this award after her victory against ex European junior champion Laila Abdullatif (CYP). The other Ukrainian gold medallist were Maria Shevchenko (66kg) and Karina Zvereva(81 kg).
Greeks Maria Anna Trifylli (48kg) and Zgnounllardi Danai( 57 kg) secured gold medals to place their Hellenic team at third place. The host country, Romania, had 3 boxers in the finals and ended the competition with 1 gold for the youth women. Amalia Nita, double Junior European champion and best boxer of last edition of European Championships, didn’t disappoint the home crowd as she took gold and remained undefeated at the international level.