Grigorjeva wins bronze medal at European Wrestling Championship

Latvia’s Anastasija Grigorjeva on Thursday won the bronze medal at the European Wrestling Championships in the Romanian capital city of Bucharest.

In the 68 kilogram category, Grigorjeva defeated Lithuania’s Danute Domikaityte 8:3 in the bronze medal match.

Ukraine’s Alla Cherkasova won the gold medal after defeating Adela Hanzlickova (Czech Republic) 11:6 in the final match.

Grigorjeva, who gave birth to a boy last fall, missed the previous European Championship. Furthermore, Grigorjeva competed at lower weight categories before this year’s championship.

Grigorjeva has won two bronze medals at world championships, and three gold medals and two silvers at European championships.

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