Results 19/3/2013 – Yana Stadnik wins silver at European Wrestling Championships

It’s a rare success for Great Britain in wrestling, a sport set to lose its place at the 2020 Olympic Games, but Yana Stadnik earned her new country a silver medal at the European Championships yesterday. Stadnik was set to represent Team GB in London but was unable to get a British passport in time, causing her to miss out on a terrible summer for the sole British wrestler sent there, Olga Butkevych. Stadnik attempted to make up for the disappointment by easily bulldozing three opponents. She put up a good fight in the final against Russia’s Valeriya Chepsarakova, limiting her scoring, but was unable to score herself and was made to be content with silver.

Not much to cheer elsewhere, it’s a sleepy Tuesday. Eve Muirhead and the Scottish curling team are within touching distance of the play-offs after beating Switzerland and home nation Latvia. Top squash seed Nick Matthew fought his way past a plucky Colombian at the Canary Wharf Classic, but it was bad news for British number one tennis player Heather Watson as she crashed out at the first round of another Masters 1000 event, this time the Sony Open in Miami.


Curling: World Curling Championships
Group Stage
Scotland (Eve Muirhead) 11-4 Switzerland (Silvana Tirinzoni)
Scotland 9-5 Latvia (Iveta Staša-Šaršūne)


Wrestling: European Championships
Women’s Freestyle, 48kg
Yana Stadnik 2-1 4-1 Anna Lukasiak (POL)
Yana Stadnik 4-0 0-0 Fredrika Ida Petersson (SWE)
Yana Stadnik 3-0 1-0 Patimat Bagomedova (AZE)
Yana Stadnik 0-1 0-1 Valeriya Chepsarakova (RUS)
Yana Stadnik wins a silver medal.


Tennis: Sony Open Tennis
First Round
Heather Watson lost to Ayumi Morita (JPN) 6-1 5-7 4-6


Squash: Canary Wharf Classic
First Round
Nick Matthew [1] 3-1 Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) 9-11 11-8 11-6 11-9
Tom Richards 3-0 Mohd Ali Anwar Reda [Q] (EGY) 11-4 11-5 11-3
Peter Barker [4] 3-0 Alan Clyne [Q] 11-7 11-3 11-7


Cycling: Tour of Catalunya
Stage 2
Stage Results: Andrew Fenn 15th (3h 48′ 10”), Bradley Wiggins 37th (s.t.), Peter Kennaugh (s.t.), Stephen Cummings (s.t.), Joshua Edmondson (+31”)
General Classification: Wiggins 8th (+20”), Fenn 22nd (+48”), Kennaugh 125th (+48”), Cummings 141st (s.t.), Edmondson 146th (+1’19”)


Snooker: Championship League
Group Seven
Stephen Maguire 2-3 Tom Ford
Marco Fu (HKG) 3-2 Andrew Higginson
Dominic Dale 3-2 Robert Milkins
Ryan Day 2-3 Tom Ford
Marco Fu (HKG) 3-1 Robert Milkins
Stephen Maguire 3-2 Andrew Higginson
Ryan Day 2-3 Andrew Higginson
Marco Fu (HKG) 3-1 Tom Ford
Stephen Maguire 3-0 Dominic Dale

Marco Fu (HKG) 3-0 Robert Milkins
Stephen Maguire 3-1 Andrew Higginson

Marco Fu (HKG) 3-0 Stephen Maguire


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