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Euro gold: Jenny Fransson European champion in wrestling

Jenny Fransson won the EM gold in the women's 72-kilo finals in wrestling.

After a preliminary even final, she won clearly against Belarus Anastasia Zimiankova.

– Immediately after the match I would only take the Swedish flag and run around the carpet, says Fransson to Sportbladet.

Henna Johansson also took a medal when she won the 65-kilo-match with 5-0.

Sweden has a new European champion in wrestling. After losing two points directly in the final against Anastasia Zimiankova, Swede and Water turned into a fall in the second match of the match. The final figures were written to 9-2.


1; It became extra exciting when I lost two points in the introduction when I stumbled. Such must not happen in an EM final but it was just to come again and not stress. I felt that I had a good focus match through and am very happy that it went as well as it went, "says Jenny Fransson.

" Main Relief "

The relatively untouched White Scotch as a rifle against the ruling European champion Elena Perepelkina in Semifinal, after the even introduction, was unmanageable and shortly before the decision was taken out of a difficult defensive position.

– I wanted to win before I went here and knew I had the capacity. It's a bit hard to have goals, but in my mind was set for the gold. So, above all, I feel a relief that I managed to deliver. Then, of course, I'm very proud, says Fransson.

Three medals

Even in the women's 65-kilo class it became a Swedish medal. That after Henna Johansson won over Hungarian Gabriella Sleisz with 5-0.

– Both Jenny and Henna are merited, so I clearly knew that there could be medals. But everything can happen in wrestling and it's not over until it's over, so this feels fun, "said the federation Sara Eriksson Dikanda.

Sweden's first medal during the championships in Kaspich, Dagestan, stood on Mount Zakaria on Tuesday when he took

169 cm

Weight : 72 kilos

Club: Klippans BK / Gällivare SK

Merits: V M-Gold 2012, EM-Gold 2018, OS Bronze 2016, EM Bronze 2008

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