Turkish wrestler wins gold at 15th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku

Published 22.07.2019 19:13
Updated 22.07.2019 20:49
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A Turkish wrestler won a gold medal at the 15th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) Monday in Azerbaijan's capital Baku.

Emine Çakmak defeated her Romanian rival Ana-Maria Pirvu in the women's 49 kg-final on the second day of the competitions.

The victory marked the first gold medal in the athlete's career.

Another Turkish wrestler Umut Çoban had also won a silver medal during the competitions held Sunday, on the first day of EYOF.

The sports competition will see athletes from 48 countries competing in 10 different sports branches and end on July 27.

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