27 February 2016

PODOLAK EDGES CLOSER WITH GOLD IN WARSAW

PODOLAK EDGES CLOSER WITH GOLD IN WARSAW

-48 kg

1. MINSKER, Noa (ISR)

2. CLEMENT, Melanie (FRA)

3. CLIMENCE, Aurore (FRA)

3. PAYET, Laetitia (FRA)

Noa MINSKER: First off all I am very happy. It is always good to finish a day with a medal. The first fight was the warm up for me and afterwards the pressure went down and I could just do my judo. There was no key moment or fight today. I am always fighting until the end, until I have a medal around my neck.”

-52 kg

1. ADIYASAMBUU, Tsolmon (MGL)

2. STARKOVA, Oleksandra (UKR)

3. MUNKHBAATAR, Bundmaa (MGL)

3. OLVERA, Luz (MEX)

-57 kg

1. PODOLAK, Arleta (POL)

2. COBAN, Sappho (GER)

3. BOROWSKA, Anna (POL)

3. KAZENIUK, Tatiana (RUS)

Arleta PODOLAK: “In front of the home crowd it was not easy today. A lot of pressure and distractions. I did not feel comfortable but I managed it very well. I am very proud about my first senior gold medal.”

-63 kg

1. BALDORJ, Mungunchimeg (MGL)

2. PUCHE, Isabel (ESP)

3. LABAZINA, Marta (RUS)

3. TSEND-AYUSH, Tserennadmid (MGL)

BALDORJ Mungunchimeg: “I had a break for one year because of a shoulder injury. This is my fourth competition and I am happy about this victory. I am only 21-years old and I hope my time will come in Tokio 2020.”