2006 Women's European Union Amateur Boxing Championships

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The 2006 Women's European Union Amateur Boxing Championships were held in the Area Teleferica in Porto Torres, Sardinia, Italy[1] from June 6 to June 11. This was the 1st ever edition of this annual competition, and was organised by the European governing body for amateur boxing, EABA.

78 fighters representing 17 federations competed in 13 weight divisions. Turkey was the most successful country with 2 gold, 4 silver and four bronze medals.[2] Italian star Simona Galassi retired from amateur boxing after winning gold in these games.[3]

Medal winners[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
46kg Romania Stelia Duta Italy Valeria Calabrese Turkey Serpil Yassıkaya

Poland Ewelina Pękalska

48kg Italy Laura Tosti Romania Camelia Negrea Sweden Jenny Hardings

Hungary Monika Csik

50kg Italy Simona Galassi France Delphine Mancini Turkey Ayse Yavuz

Romania Lidia Ion

52kg Turkey Sumeyra Kaya Germany Elena Walendzik France Saliha Ouchen

Italy Loredana Piazza

54kg Poland Karolina Michalczuk Germany Natalie Kalinowski Romania Mihaela Cijevschi

Finland Kati Collander

57kg Switzerland Dina Burger Belgium Evelyn Coolens France Myriam Dellal

Turkey Gonca Yilmaz

60kg Turkey Gülsüm Tatar Poland Anna Kasprzak Switzerland Sandra Brugger

France Lucie Bertaud

63kg Denmark Vinni Skovgaard England Amanda Coulson Turkey Sureyya Agil

Republic of Ireland Alanna Murphy

66kg Sweden Anna Ingman Turkey Nurhayat Hicyakmazer Denmark Yvonne Rasmussen
70kg France Aya Cissoko Turkey Emine Ozkan

Italy Patrizia Pilo

75kg Hungary Anita Ducza Turkey Hatice Olgundeniz Poland Anna Środowska
80kg Poland Beata Małek Germany Ulrike Bruckner
86kg Hungary Maria Kovacs Turkey Şemsi Yaralı Romania Adriana Hosu

Poland Paulina Szmidt

Medal count table[edit]

2006 Women's European Union
Amateur Boxing Championship
Pos Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Turkey 2 4 4 10
2  Poland 2 1 3 6
3  Italy 2 1 2 5
4  Hungary 2 0 1 3
5  France 1 1 3 5
 Romania 1 1 3 5
7  Denmark 1 0 1 2
  Switzerland 1 0 1 2
 Sweden 1 0 1 2
10  Germany 0 3 0 3
11  Belgium 0 1 0 1
 England 0 1 0 1
13  Finland 0 0 1 1
 Ireland 0 0 1 1
Total 13 13 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women's Boxing puts on a Show". Tg Magazine (in Italian). 8 Jun 2006. Retrieved 1 Aug 2011. 
  2. ^ "1st European Union Womens Championships". International Boxing Association. Retrieved 1 Aug 2011. 
  3. ^ Alfredo (2 Oct 2006). "Boxing: Rome and Porto Torres ambassadors of the European Union". Seconds Out - Free Sports Magazine (in Italian). Retrieved 1 Aug 2011.