Young England team continue remarkable winning streak

THE young England team continued its remarkable run of success at the European Youth championships at the Sofia Sports Hall in Bulgaria. On the finals day (September 10) Gemma Richardson, Caroline Dubois and Emily Asquith all won gold medals.

Pinewood’s Adam Azim reached the 60kgs final but was held to a silver medal by Russia’ Usman Magamadov, although the bout was far closer than the unanimous decision for the Russian might suggest. Azim had been excellent in his semi-final when he unanimously outscored Ukraine’s Igor Kovtun.

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