Representatives of seven countries tasted victory in the women's junior events on day three of the World Taekwondo President's Cup for Europe region in Antalya.
Four of the 10 gold medals on offer went to Russia with success for Alina Fayzulina in the under-42 kilograms category, Anna Kazarnovskaia at under-52kg, Anfisa Lazareva at under-59kg and Kristina Adebaio at over-68kg.
Fayzulina, Kazarnovskaia and Adebaio won all-Russian finals against Darina Bagova, Anastasiia Kosmycheva and Linara Muslimova respectively, while Lazareva beat Spain’s Cloe Iglesias Rial.
Among today’s other winners at the Turkish city’s Maritim Hotel Convention Center was Greece’s Evlampia Pappa in the under-44kg, Belgium’s Eryn van Mulders in the under-46kg and Spain’s Adriana Cerezo Iglesias in the under-49kg.
Pappa sealed her triumph by defeating Russia’s Amina Cherchesova, while Van Mulders overcame Turkey’s Dilara Ozcan and Iglesias beat Ukraine’s Sofiia Khobtar.
Completing the list of victors was Croatia’s Helena Kicema in the under-55kg, Jordan’s Natali Hamaidi in the under-63kg and Serbia’s Aleksandra Perisic in the under-68kg.
Denmark’s Cille Lund Nielsen lost out to Kicema, while Croatians Nika Klepac and Nika Petanjek fell to defeats at the hands of Hamaidi and Perisic respectively.
Competition in Antalya is due to continue tomorrow when the men's juniors take centre stage.