Female Turkish athlete wins gold, becomes European boxing champion

DAILY SABAH
ISTANBUL
Published 01.06.2019 19:29
Updated 01.06.2019 19:35
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Turkish boxer Ece Asude Ediz won a gold medal at the EUBC Junior European Boxing Championships held in Romania, the Turkish Boxing Federation said in a statement Saturday.

The national athlete defeated her Bulgarian rival Diana Al Shaar at the women's 80 kilograms final match during the championship organized by the Romanian Boxing Federation in Galati city.

Turkish athletes Yağmur Baba, Bilge Kağan Kanlı and Burak Çelik had also participated in the competition, winning bronze medals in 46 kg, 63 kg and +80 kg respectively.

The championship, which started on May 22, will end on June 2.

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