European Wrestling Championships : Russia announces women squad, World Champion Vorobyova back to 72kg

By   - 03/02/2020

Russia has announced their women squad for the European Wrestling Championships beginning in Rome on 10th February. The composition of the Russian women’s team was determined at a training camp held at the Krugloye Sports Base. The team included all the participants of the most successful world championship for the Russian national team in Nur-Sultan, with the exception of the bronze medalist of the 2019 World Cup Ekaterina Poleshchuk. In addition, Inna Trazhukova and Maria Kuznetsova changed weight categories. Trazhukova will participate in the category up to 62 kg and Kuznetsova will play in 65 kg.

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Russia could only win 4 medals at the 2019 European Wrestling Championships in Romania. Stalvira Orshush was the only gold medallist at the last European championships. She will try to win her third European championships gold in Rome.

February 10-16 Rome, Italy
Women’s wrestling – European Championship 2020

Composition of the Russian national team
Up to 50 kg. Milana Dadasheva – Bronze medalist at the European Championship-2018
Up to 53 kg. Stalvira Orshush – Two-time European champion
Up to 55 kg. Olga Khoroshavtseva – Bronze medalist of the 2019 World Championships
Under 57 kg. Marina Simonyan
Up to 59 kg. Lyubov Ovcharova – Silver medalist of the World Championships – 2019
Up to 62 kg. Inna Trazhukova – World champion-2019
Up to 65 kg. Maria Kuznetsova – Bronze medalist of the Euro Games-2019
Up to 68 kg. Khanum Velieva – 2 time Junior World champion
Under 72 kg. Natalya Vorobyova – Olympic champion-2012 / 2019 World Champion
Up to 76 kg. Ekaterina Bukina – Bronze medalist of the 2016 Olympic Games

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