Objava: 20.03.2015 | 22:45 Continental Championships
Emily Thouy of France, who has become a world vice-champion in -55 kg category in Bremen, managed to get into the finals of the 50th European Senior Championship. After being free in the first round, she won against Bettina Alstadsaether from Norway by hantei after the 1:1 score in the regular fight. She has also won by hantei after 0:0 against Serbian Branka Arandjelovic in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, Emilie defeated Jennifer Warling of Luxembourg by 3:1.
After her husband Mehmet Yakan qualified for the final earlier that day, Tuba Yenen Yakan of Turkey has also reached the final by winning in four fights. In the first round she was better than Linda Hagen of Germany (2:0) who got in the team instead of Jana Bitsch, while she defeated world champion Sara Cardin from Italy by 2:1 in the second round. In the quarterfinals Tuba won against Cristina Ferrer Garcia of Spain by 4:0, after what she have won against Croatian Jelena Kovacevic by 3:2 in the semifinal. [Watch the clips from the fights below]
Who is going to win in Female Kumite -55 kg finals?
Emilie Thouy [FRA] (62%, 8 Votes)
Tuba Yakan [TUR] (38%, 5 Votes)
Total Voters: 13
For the bronze medals will be figthing Jennifer Warling against Branka Arandjelovic who has won by 2:0 against Bettina Alstadsaether in the repechage, so will Jelena Kovacevic against Cristina Ferrer Garcia who has won against Linda Hagen by 3:0 in the second repechage.