The leader of the Azerbaijani national team Anna Bashta, who finished the group stage with 5 victories, continued her successful performance in the playoffs. In the first match of the playoffs, Anna defeated Sabina Martisi of Romania with a score of 15: 8, and in the match for promotion to the 8th, she defeated our other representative Palina Kaspiarovic with a score of 15:14. In the quarterfinals, our fencer, who eliminated the Ukrainian Olympic champion Olga Kharlan (15:14), advanced to the final, losing 15: 6 to Suzanne Pieslara of Poland in the semifinals. In the decisive match, Anna Basta won the gold medal of the European Championship, beating the Italian sable Rossella Gregorio with a score of 15: 9.

525th Newspaper – Azerbaijani fencer became European champion