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Romani boxer represents Czech Republic, takes bronze in European Junior Championship

2.11.2017 8:59
Miroslav Gorol taking the bronze at the European Youth Championship in 2017. (PHOTO:  Facebook page of the Czech Boxing Association)
Miroslav Gorol taking the bronze at the European Youth Championship in 2017. (PHOTO: Facebook page of the Czech Boxing Association)

The boxer Miroslav Gorol, representing the Czech Republic, has won the bronze medal in the European Youth Championship held in Antalya, Turkey. In the semifinals of the weight category up to 56 kilograms he was defeated after a protracted fight with Russian boxer Alexei Kiselev.

The talented boxer from Ostrava fought his way on behalf of Czech boxing to a fourth medal in the European Championship in this age category and a third bronze. The last boxer to win bronze for the Czech Republic was Dušan Chromý in the category up to 48 kilograms in 2009.

Zdeněk Chládek won bronze for the Czech Republic in 2007 in the category up to 64 kilograms, while Lukáš Konečný won silver for the Czech Republic in 1995 in the category up to 60 kilograms. Between 1974 and 1992, Czechoslovak junior boxers won 12 medals, three of them silvers.

ryz, translated by Gwendolyn Albert
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