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Polish athletes excel with gold and silver medals in muay thai at the European Games. Martyna Kierczyńska claims gold, while Oskar Siegert and Roksana Dargiel capture silver.
Martyna Kierczyńska Claims Gold in Dominant Victory
Polish representative Martyna Kierczyńska delivered an outstanding performance, securing the gold medal in the 54 kg category of muay thai at the European Games. Kierczyńska displayed her dominance throughout the match, winning every round against her Belgian opponent Axana Depypere. The judges scored the fight unanimously in favor of the Polish athlete, with scores of 30:27, 29:27, and 30:27.
Oskar Siegert and Roksana Dargiel Capture Silver Medals
In another remarkable display of talent, Oskar Siegert and Roksana Dargiel claimed silver medals in their respective muay thai categories. Siegert, competing in the 67 kg division, put up a valiant effort against Ukrainian Igor Liubczenko. Although Siegert showcased a promising start, his opponent gained momentum and secured the victory, with three out of five judges favoring Liubczenko (29:28, 29:28, 28:29, 28:29, 28:29). Dargiel (51 kg) faced tough competition from Turkish athlete Gulistan Turan, resulting in a significant defeat (27:30, 27:30, 27:30).
Polish Muay Thai Team’s Overall Success
With these latest achievements, the Polish muay thai team has now accumulated a total of 33 medals at the European Games. This eight-member team has impressively stood on the podium five times in the discipline. On the previous day, Jakub Rajewski (71 kg) and Dominika Filec (60 kg) secured bronze medals. Since the muay thai competition began with the quarterfinals, winning a single fight was enough to secure a place in the medal zone.