April 9, 2021 – Member of Marjan Cut up Lena Stojković received the gold medal on the European Taekwondo Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria!
On the primary day of the competitors, the Croatia taekwondo staff reached the gold medal in Sofia because of 19-year-old Lena Stojković!
Lena defeated Finn Tammila 22-2 within the first spherical within the class as much as 46 kilograms. She went on to realize an upset within the quarterfinals with an 18-8 victory towards Turkey’s Yildirim, the present European champion, winner of an unimaginable seven world and European medals in senior competitors, and a competitor in Tokyo this summer time within the class as much as 49 kilograms.
Within the semifinals, Lena was dominant towards Israeli Rivka Bayech with 28-8, and within the grand closing, she defeated the Russian Larisa Medvedeva with 18-10 after one other phenomenal battle. The overall level distinction of 86-28 speaks sufficient concerning the younger Cut up girl’s superiority in Bulgaria.
With this gold medal, Lena accomplished her assortment of medals in all three age classes. Recall, Lena received bronze on the European Championships as a cadet, whereas in her junior internship, she received bronze on the Youth Olympic Video games and world bronze.
Lena began training taekwondo in her kindergarten days and was welcomed by coach Veljko Laura in Blatine, Cut up. Along with Veljko, she reached the fourth massive medal in her profession at solely 19 years outdated.
Kristina Tomić additionally competed on the primary day of the European Championship. The evident Olympic candidate misplaced to Romanian Musteate 29-21 within the first spherical within the 49 kg class. It must be famous that Tomić has diabetes and that it’s definitely not straightforward to lose 5 kilograms three months earlier than the Olympic Video games, the place the Osvita member definitely has the utmost focus. For Tomić, the European Championship was, in any case, only a coaching run for what follows in July.
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