Russia topped the gold medal table today, February 21 (02) on the second day of the President’s Cup in its European edition, which is being held in Dürres Albania until February 27.

Russian athletes won gold in the men’s -63 kg categories through Aliev Ali, and in -74 kg with Daurov Kadyrbech.

Turkey, France and Great Britain took the rest of the gold medal haul at the Fafa Resort in Durres, with spectacular performances from Dincel Merve -49kg, Laurin Althea -73kg, and Jade Jones -57kg, respectively.

Men -63 kg.
1). Aliev Ali (Russia)
2). Ozkaya Imran (Ger)
3). Hotel Tobias (Den)
3). Baretta Dennis (Italia)

Men -74 kg.
1). Daerov Kadyrbech (Rus)
2). Artyukhov Dimitry (Rus)
3). Husic Nedzad (BIH)
3). Kriveychenko Nikita (Rus)

Women -49 kg
1). Dincel Merve (Tur)
2). Bruna Duvancic (Cro)
3). Yildirin Rukiye (Tur)
3). Medvedeva Galina (Rus).

Woman -57 kg
1). Jade Jones (GB)
2). Glasnovic Nikita (Cro)
3). Ilgun Hatice (Tur)
3). Asemani Raheleh (Bel)

Woman -73 kg
1). Laurin Althea (Fra)
2).William Lauren (GB)
3). Vander Zwalm (Fra)
3). Khan Polina (Rus).

During the medal ceremony, the President of the Albanian Olympic Committee, His Excellency Fidel Ylli, was present as one of the special guests.

Carlos Hernández