19 November 2011

Youngster Krisztian Toth wins European U23 title

Youngster Krisztian Toth wins European U23 title

Hungarian Krisztian Toth won his first European title today. In the final he defeated an even more experienced fighter, Artyom Baghdasaryan from Armenia.

The Hungarian middleweight defeated Tsimafei Yemelyanau from Belarus in first round, Klaudijus Lescinskas (LTU), quater-final match he was better than Matteo Marconini (ITA) and home favourite Stanislav Semenov (RUS). Toth took this year bronze medal at the European U23 Championships at Lommel.

Adrian Nacimiento (ESP) won his first European medal ever. In match for bronze he was holding Matteo Marconini in osae-komi waza. Stanislav Semenov beat Yannick Gutshce (GER) at second bronze medal by throwing ippon.

Previous European U23 Champions
2010 Murat Khabachirov (RUS)
2009 Sven Maresch (GER)
2008 Aliaksandr Stsiashenka (BLR)