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TOMSK, Dec 1 –
RIA Tomsk. Tomsk resident Ilya Afonin
took gold at the WAKO Senior World Championships, which takes place in Antalya
(Turkey), the athlete's trainer, head of the Tomsk kickboxing federation Kirill
Bazayev reported on his Facebook page.
The WAKO Senior
World Championships is taking place in Turkish Antalya from November 23 to
December 1 in the disciplines: "full contact", "point
fighting", "solo compositions".
Ilya became the kickboxing world champion in the "full contact" section
and fulfilled the standards of the honored master of sports! The phenomenal
result of an excellent athlete! More than 15 years of work, sweat, blood, tears
and much more! Ilya – you are a great athlete! I am proud to be your
trainer!", – Bazayev wrote.
As an employee
of the press service of the regional department for youth policy, physical
culture and sports specified RIA Tomsk, Afonin was the only athlete from Tomsk
at the championship and performed in the weight category up to 63.5 kilograms.
This is his first gold in the world championship. In the final fight for the
title, Tomsk citizen fought with an athlete from Jordan.
representatives of the Tomsk kickboxing federation show very good results in
kickboxing competitions, the department added. In particular, in October, at
the kickboxing European championship in Bosnia and Herzegovina Turgai Mamedov
became the first Tomsk World Champion.
Fight for the title of the world champion in kickboxing, Turkey, 2019 (Ilya Afonin from 38 minute)