Serbia’s Damir Mikec produced another supreme display to clinch his second European Games gold medal as he won the men’s 50 metre pistol title to add to his 10m crown here today.
Azerbaijan round off European Games taekwondo action with gold medal thanks to late, late show from Isaev
Home favourite Radik Isaev capped off an extremely productive four days of taekwondo for the European Games host nation Azerbaijan by winning the men’s over 80 kilogram category title here.
Ilia Molchanov and Nikita Nikolaev claimed Baku 2015 European Games gold in style as the pairing finished well clear of their competitors in the men’s synchronised three metre springboard final here tonight.
Top seed Dmitrij Ovtcharov banished the disappointment of Germany’s torrid men’s team table tennis final defeat by securing individual success with a narrow victory over Vladimir Samsonov of Belarus in a thrilling contest to win European Games gold here today.
Italy’s Petra Zublasing and Russia’s Vitaly Fokeev each excelled today at the European Games, blending precision, endurance and insurmountable mental strength to claim respective 50 metres rifle 3 positions and double trap shooting titles.
Russia were the dominant nation once again as they bagged a superb hat-trick of European Games gold medals on the final day of wrestling competitions here today.
Britain’s Lois Toulson earned Baku 2015 European Games women’s platform diving gold here tonight, after a delivering a nerveless display in the final, producing four high-quality dives.
Iranian-born Milad Beigi-Harchegani produced a superb exhibition of modern taekwondo to dominate the under 80 kilograms competition today at the European Games in yet another moment to treasure for a raucous and partisan home crowd here which filled virtually every seat.
Italy claimed their second archery gold medal at the Baku 2015 European Games, beating Belarus 5-3 in the women's team event here.
Germany’s Henri Junghaenel defeated a stellar field to earn European Games gold medal in the 50 metre rifle prone men's event here, and the second gold of the day, in the new event of the mixed team trap, went to the Slovakian pairing of Zuzana Rehak Stefecekova and world champion Erik Varga, who earned an emphatic 27-21 win over Russia’s newly crowned men’s champion Alexey Alipov and Elena Tkach.
No sooner had Jade Jones won her taekwondo gold at the European Games last night than she was reflecting upon her growing collection of significant victories – and looking hungrily ahead to the two remaining boxes she needed to tick (world, European) in order to consider herself a “legend of the sport”.
The Netherlands secured Baku 2015 European Games gold and bronze medals in the women’s individual time trial here today, as Ellen van Dijk stormed to victory, before Belarus' Vasil Kiryienka cruised to victory in the men's event
Albania’s 19-year-old boxer Rexhildo Zeneli have been suspended from competing here at the European Games after failing a drugs test for diuretics, it has been confirmed here this evening.