Gran Premio de Espana
July 11, 2011
Filed under Results
Scotland’s Sarah Jones won a bronze medal at the Gran Premio de Espana on her return from injury. Sarah wrestled Yanira Morales (PUR) in the first round, winning 9 – 1, 3 – 1. Sarah then lost to the eventual Silver medallist, Germany’s Elena Balzer, in the semi-final (9 – 0, 3 – 0) before winning her bout against Audrey Prieto Bokhashvili (FRA) 0 – 0, 5 – 0 to finish third.
Craig McKenna drew the eventual Silver medallist, Spain’s Francisco Sanchez, in the first round, losing 11 – 1, 3 – 1. Craig then wrestled in the repechage, winning his first bout against Ricardo Fernandez (ESP) 7 – 5, 3 – 1, before losing to Germany’s Emanuel Krause in the next to finish 5th overall.
Donna Robertson finished 15th of 17 at 48kg, Kathryn Marsh finished 17th of 21 at 55kg and Tracy Connell finished 8th of 8 at 59kg.
The squad were coached by Viorel Etko, with Thomas Kirkpatrick accompanying as our referee.
Full results can be downloaded from the Spanish Federation website at www.felucha.es – pdf copy of results here