The Multi European Games is being staged until June 8 in Sofia ©European Taekwondo Union

Greece enjoyed a successful second day at the Multi European Taekwondo Games in Sofia, winning three of the available eight gold medals.

Aristeidis Nikolaos overcame fellow Greek athlete Christos Bakalexis to win in the men's under-45 kilograms category, with Ukraine's Emil Bovsunovskyi and Mehdi El Azhar of France taking bronze at the Exhibition Forum Events Hall in Hotel Marinela.

Asterios Fourkiotis came out on top in the men's under-49kg event, beating Turkey's Melih Kerem Semerci in the final.

Losing semi-finalists Radoslav Shabanakov of Bulgaria and Apostolos Panagopoulos of Greece claimed bronze.

Marios-Leonidas Papaioannou was the third Greek winner of the day, seeing off Moldova's Liviu Bugneac in the men's under-53kg final.

Nolhan Rosemond of France and Spain's Danila Khabarov placed joint-third.

Hosts Bulgaria claimed victory through Erika Karabeleva, who triumphed from a women's under-44kg semi-final quartet which featured three Greek athletes.

Karabeleva defeated Magdalini Fardella in the semi-finals and Kyriaki Eirini Iliadi in the final to claim victory, with Efstathia Tsasilidou rounding off the podium.

Spain clinched two titles on the second day of competition through Violeta Diaz Arribas in the women's under-47kg and Leticia Arbuzina in the women's under-55kg.

Greece has won seven gold medals so far at the Multi European Taekwondo Games in Sofia ©Getty Images
Greece has won seven gold medals so far at the Multi European Taekwondo Games in Sofia ©Getty Images

Diaz Arribas beat Poland's Wiktoria Bajer in the final, with another Polish player in Marta Kowalska and Greece's Lamprini Anna Asimaki taking bronze.

Arbuzina saw off Ukraine's Polina Tupchii in the decider, with third place going to The Netherlands' Nielle Vroegh and Greece's Maria Evangelia Peimanidou.

Serbia's Petra Golic triumphed in the under-51kg at the expense of Croatia's Kala Midzor, with Greece's Lemonia Maria Spanou and Serbia's Irina Gavrilovic having to settle for bronze.

Lana Graovac won the day's other event, beating Petra Jerković in an all-Croatian women's under-41kg final.

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Milica Vasic and Serbia's Masa Nesic claimed bronze medals.

Greece top the medals table with seven golds, having also taken four on the first day of competition.

Foivos Kiskyras in the men's under-61kg, Fotios Dompas in the men's over-65kg, Aikaterini Staikou in the women's under-29kg and Anastasia Vlachou in the women's over-59kg all triumphed for Greece at the Games.

The Multi European Taekwondo Games are due to run until Wednesday (June 8).