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Seven Gold medals for Team GB on Day 2 of the Baltic Muaythai Open

It was another successful day for the Team GB squad as they took away seven gold medals on Day 2 of the Baltic Muaythai Open in Lithuania.

With seven gold, two silver and two bronze medals, the Great Britain lie in 2nd place in the medal table, only behind Belarus who took the largest (100) squad of competitors to the Championships in Vilnius. After a total of 23 bouts over the first two days, Team GB currently hold a 78% win ratio.

See below a full run-down of the results from Day 2:

  • Juan Miguel Estrada Embuido beats Maksim Prokofjev (LAT) via points (30-27). Juan moves on to the final against BLRMT) Tsimafei Rusetski tomorrow.
  • Josh Shaw beats Ivan Konnari (CYP) via points (30-26). He moves on to the final against Mikhail Yakimovich (BLR) tomorrow.
  • Leigh Newton lost to Camilla Danielsson (SWE) via points (28-29) in the Senior -48kg category.
  • Fergus Smith lost to Marat Yankovskiy (LAT) via points (27-30) in the Junior -32kg category.
  • Louis Fairhurst beats Danila Zakhvitsevich (BLR) via points (30-27). He wins Gold in the Junior -34kg category.
  • Syed Raza Naqvi lost to Ivan Shanhin (BLR) via points (28-29). He takes Silver in the -38kg category.
  • Mark Cuggy beats Aleksandras Kapanadzė (LIT) via points (30-27). He takes the Gold medal in the Junior -40kg category.
  • Joe Ryan wins Gold in the Junior -63.5kg category. He beat Emil Dzafarov (EST) after the referee stoppage the contest (outclassed) in the second round.
  • George Rowand beats Artjom Tretjak (EST) via first round KO. He wins Gold in the Junior -52kg category.
  • Finlay Smith beats Maksim Hryshuk (BLR) via points (30-27). He wins Gold in the Junior -40kg category.
  • Mark Anderson lost to Rayan Asabdoune (BEL) via points (28-29) in the Junior -57kg category.
  • Anya Carter beats Axana Depypere (BEL) to win Gold in the Junior -51kg category.
  • Phoebe Illot takes the Gold medal in the Junior -54kg category.

For a detailed break down of the tournament, including bout scoring, category details and much more, head to the EMF RSportsz website.

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