Damian Quintero and Paola Garcia lead the bathe of Spanish medals in Krakow


The Spanish delegation shone this Thursday initially of the European Video games in Krakow (Poland), a day with a bathe of medals, seven, and particular point out to the gold medals in karate for Damian Quintero and Paola Garcia, along with the great harvest of canoeing , inventive swimming and diving, whereas seaside handball can put a golden icing on the evening session.

Quintero and Garcia overcame their three group stage clashes with authority and, in the hunt for the medal, climbed to the highest. “I’ve been there for eight years, very pleased. The semifinals bought a bit caught for me however within the ultimate I loved it. Final yr continuity was very troublesome for me and this 2023 is being superb, all medals,” mentioned the person from Malaga.

The Olympic runner-up defeated Turkish Ali Sofuoglu within the males’s kata ultimate with a rating of 44.60 to clinch his third title in a row, after abandoning that demanding ‘semi’ towards Italian Mattia Busato. For her half, Garcia from Extremadura accomplished a spherical day with gold after defeating the French Helvetia Taily with a rating of 43.90.

In the meantime, canoeing was as soon as once more a supply of success for Spanish sport by including two silver medals this Thursday, the primary day with medals at stake after the opening on Wednesday. The 2 C2-500 boats, made up of Cayetano Garcia and Pablo Martinez and Antia Jacome and Maria Corbera, every gained silver.

The lads’s duo, who reached the ultimate immediately, stopped the clock at 1:40.513, in comparison with the 1:40.168 that Italy signed to win gold and enduring a powerful dash towards Poland. In the meantime, Antia and Maria, winners of their sequence, fought the ultimate battle with the Ukrainian duo that took the gold by centimeters.

Then again, with the respect along with the truth that it was the medal that opened the Spanish report in Krakow, Emma Garcia and Dennis Gonzalez climbed to the second step of the rostrum within the combined duo class. The inventive swimming duo achieved a complete of 216.5867 factors, solely behind Italy, with 242.3599.

As well as, the nationwide group of jumps, Valeria Antolino, Rocio Velazquez, Carlos Camacho and Alberto Arevalo, hung the bronze medal within the 3m/10m combined check by reaching 381.45 factors, behind Ukraine and Italy. In the meantime, Paula Grande and Jesus Oviedo needed to accept silver within the 10-meter air rifle, after shedding the combined staff ultimate towards Hungary (7-17).

The day nonetheless has two critical Spanish choices to present a fair greater blow to the medal desk, because the males’s and girls’s seaside handball groups have an appointment with gold in finals at evening, towards Hungary and Denmark.