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Israel’s Yulia Sachkov takes women’s 2019 gold medal in kickboxing

‘Baby-face’ but tough 21 yr-old from Haifa wins the 2019 World Association of Kickboxing Organizations competition held in Bosnia, while two other Israelis bring home silver medals from the WAKO championships.

By i24NEWS


Israel’s Yulia Sachkov won Saturday a gold medal at the kickboxing world championships for women that was hosted in Sarajevo in Bosnia.

In addition, other Israeli contenders won three silver medals in the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO) competition.

Sachkov, 21, from Haifa defeated her Czech opponent in the finals of the under-52 kilogram (114.5 pound) weight class of K-1 style kickboxing, after defeating her opponent from Belarus in the semi-finals. Continue Reading »