Ukrainian Karate Team Ranked Fifth at European Karate Championships
Ukraine's national team ranked fifth place with three medals
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The Ukrainian women’s karate team won the gold medal at the 54th European Karate Senior Championships in Guadalajara, Spain, Ukrinform reports.
In the finals, the Ukrainian team defeated Turkey’s national team.
Ukraine’s winning team was: Anzhelika Terliuga, Anita Serogina, Halina Melnik, Diana Shostak.
Also, Anita Serogina and Stanislav Horuna won two bronze medals.
“This success is the result of the daily work of athletes, trainers and doctors. I am very pleased that our preparation strategy for the most important international tournaments showed nice results. Our team shows good results during the last European championships,” the president of Ukrainian Karate Federation Serhiyan Levchuk said.
Overall, Ukraine’s national team ranked fifth place with three medals and received six places for competitors for the European games in Minsk.