Sergey Radchenko –Silver medal winner of the European Students’ Boxing Championship
29.10.09 Up to 100 boxers from 10 countries came to the capital of Kalmykia – Elista to compete not only for the prize but to be remembered in the history as the first medal owners at the European Students’ Boxing Forum. Russian Students’ National Team took the first place in the team event. National Team of Ukraine was third – we got 9 medals in 11 bodyweight categories.
To begin with the 5th year student of the Faculty of Economics of the Kremenchuk Mykhaylo Ostrogrdaskiy State University competing in the category to 91 kg. won over Moldavian boxer Kationov by seven points to four. Thus he went on the semifinal where after all Russian Afonin was the first. In the final competition with Turk Muzafer Sergey lost with the minimal score 4:5. Anyway total result can reflect the tough fight of two boxers. Moreover our boxer was competing against the participant of the Olympic Games in Beijing, World Championship prize winner.
We congratulate Sergey Radchenko, his coach and the senior lecturer of the Physical Training Department Borys Gerashchenko and everyone who has helped him to demonstrate a brilliant performance and win a silver medal.