IMMAF Youth Championships Crowns Girls’s Medalists

The IMMAF continues its efforts to bring the sport of MMA to the Olympics with holding its youth event this past weekend in Sofus, Bulgaria.

Girls in 18 divisions and a dozen countries came to prove their skills as the future of MMA. Each division has separate rules which can be found here.

Teams USA took home eight medals in the girls’ divisions with Abigail Alvarez, Hannah Wagstaff, and Lariah Gill all taking home gold medals.

The Ukraine took home the most female medals with 16.

Medalists

Divisions

Class A: 16 – 17 year old

Class B: 14 – 15 year old

Class C: 12 – 13 year old

Youth A Atomweight 47.7 kg (105 lbs)

  • Gold – Anastasiia Ivanova (Russia)
  • Silver – Gulnaz Abdrakhmanova (Kazakhstan)
  • Bronze – Alexis Hazelton (United States)
  • Bronze – Elnara Bissenova (Kazakhstan)

Female Youth A Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs)

  • Gold – Elizaveta Chkalova (Russia)
  • Silver – Andrea Frisque (United States)
  • Bronze – Allison Keenan (United States)
  • Bronze – Eva Mitriakova (Russia)

Female Youth A Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs)

  • Gold – Slavka Holubjakova (Slovakia)
  • Silver – Violeta Starcheva (Bulgaria)
  • Bronze Louise Brady (Ireland)
  • Bronze Miruna Popescu (Romania)

Female Youth A Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs)

  • Gold -Anastasiia Holinko (Ukraine)
  • Silver – Valeriia Husakova (Ukraine)
  • Bronze – Seval Olga Koc (Turkey)
  • Bronze – Alessandra Dardelli (Italy)

Female Youth A Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs)

  • Gold – Rayana Akdavletova (Kazakhstan)
  • Silver – Arukhat Ibrova (Kazakhstan)
  • Bronze – Yana Komisarenko (Ukraine)

Female Youth A Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs)

  • Gold – Abigail Alvarez (United States)
  • Silver – Zhanna Kaskinova (Kazakhstan)
  • Bronze – Aruzhan Zhakan (Kazakhstan)
  • Bronze – Irann Orozco (United States)

Female Youth B 57 kg (126 lbs)

  • Gold – Hannah Wagstaff (United States)
  • Silver – Anastasiia Horodivska (Ukraine)
  • Bronze – Yelizaveta Simanenko (Kazakhstan)
  • Bronze Alison Syron (Ireland)

Female Youth B 67 kg (148 lbs)

  • Gold – Alisiia Stoianovska (Ukraine)
  • Silver – Elizaveta Egoshina (Russia)

Female Youth B 62 kg (137 lbs)

  • Gold – Iida Suvanto (Finland)
  • Silver – Julia Falcone (United States)
  • Bronze – Asia Martari (Italy)
  • Bronze – Silja Piironen (Finland)

Female Youth B 52 kg (115 lbs)

  • Gold – Mariia Klein (Ukraine)
  • Silver – Stefani Petrova (Bulgaria)
  • Bronze – Asia Girelli (Italy)
  • Bronze – Ayazhan Yergentay (Kazakhstan)

Female Youth B 48 kg (106 lbs)

  • Gold – Alina Zaitseva (Russia)
  • Silver – Alina Kokorina (Russia)

Female Youth B 44 kg (97 lbs)

  • Gold – Darya Sidorova (Russia)
  • Silver – Victoria Beliakova (Russia)
  • Bronze – Ayaulym Aubakir (Kazakhstan)

Female Youth C 34 kg (75 lbs)

  • Gold – Albina Demidova (Ukraine)
  • Silver – Tetiana Khanenko (Ukraine)

Female Youth C 57 kg (126 lbs)

  • Gold – Karolina Gorodilova (Russia)
  • Silver – Eva Byzhenko (Ukraine)

Female Youth C 52 kg (115 lbs)

  • Gold – Kateryna Tsarenko (Ukraine)
  • Silver – Tatiana Zheltoukhova (Russia)
  • Bronze – Darina Sadich (Ukraine)

Female Youth C 48 kg (106 lbs)

  • Gold – Lariah Gill (United States)
  • Silver – Kristina Morozova (Russia)
  • Bronze – Olivia Babiarz (Ireland)
  • Bronze – Sofiia Filimonova (Ukraine)

Female Youth C 44 kg (97 lbs)

  • Gold – Kira Voliashchenko (Ukraine)
  • Silver – Jesenia Steklova (Estonia)
  • Bronze – Ekaterina Ericheva (Russia)
  • Bronze – Liubov Karaush (Ukraine)

Female Youth C 40 kg (88 lbs)

  • Gold – Polina Kovyrnova (Ukraine)
  • Silver – Valentyna Khanenko (Ukraine)

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