Stanimira Petrova was one of three Bulgarians to claim gold in Sofia ©Getty Images

Bulgarian boxers claimed three gold medals in front of a home crowd as the European Women's Boxing Championships concluded at the Asics Arena in Sofia.

Stoyka Zhelyazkova Petrova claimed the hosts first gold medal as she triumphed in the 54 kilogram bantamweight final against France’s Delphine Mancini.

Petrova was awarded a unanimous 5-0 points victory after a dominant performance.

The achievement was replicated by Stanimira Petrova in the 57kg featherweight final, as she triumphed by a unanimous verdict against Russia’s Daria Abramova.

Melis Nezhdetova Yonuzova delivered Bulgaria’s final gold medal of the Championships, with the 64kg light welterweight boxer awarded a 5-0 win over Turkey’s Sema Caliskan.

Russia had seven boxers in action in the finals, but only three of their athletes would emerge as the winners of their divisions.

Ekaterina Paltceva topped the podium in the women’s 48kg light flyweight competition, as she claimed a spilt decision 4-1 win over Bulgaria’s Sevda Yuliyanova Asenova.

There was a narrow win for Svetlana Soluianova in the 51kg flyweight event, with the Russian edging Turkey’s Bus Naz Cakiroglu.

The judges awarded Soluianova a 3-2 split decision victory at the end of the competition.

Maria Urakova was the final Russian to earn a European title, as she prevailed in the 81kg light heavyweight division.

Finland's Mira Potkonen claimed gold in the women's 60kg lightweight competition ©Getty Images
Finland's Mira Potkonen claimed gold in the women's 60kg lightweight competition ©Getty Images

Urakova was awarded a 4-1 victory over Turkey’s Elif Guneri at the end of their gold medal bout.

Finland were able to celebrate two gold medals, with Mira Potkonen and Elina Gustafsson emerging as the winners of the 60kg lightweight and 69kg welterweight divisions against Russian opponents.

Rio 2016 bronze medallist Potkonen battled to a 3-2 success against Anastasiia Beliakova to win the lightweight title, while Gustafsson beat Iaroslava Iakushina 4-1 to take the welterweight crown.

There was a dominant victory for Dutch fighter Nouchka Mireille Fontijn in the 75kg middleweight division, as she won her final by a unanimous verdict against Ukraine’s Mariya Borutsa.

Italy’s Flavia Severin claimed the final gold medal of the Championships, having earned a 5-0 win over Russia’s Kristina Tkacheva in the over 81kg heavyweight final.

The top ten ranked boxers in the 51kg, 57kg, 60kg, 69kg and 75kg categories will be given quota places for next year's European Games in Minsk.