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Slovak arm wrestlers Martinkovičová, Debnárová become world champions

SLOVAK arm wrestler Rebeka Martinkovičová won two gold medals at the 37th World Arm-wrestling Championships 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Rebeka Martinkovičová fights for her medals.(Source: Courtesy of M. Čapla)

Martinkovičová won the 70 kilograms under-21 right arm category on September 30, after winning gold with her left arm the day before. She has now four under-21 World Champion titles.

One day later, her compatriot arm wrestler Lucia Debnárová won a gold medal at the 37th 2015 World Arm Wrestling Championships held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, while Snežana Babajevová got silver, Slovak Arm-wrestling Association president Marian Čapla informed the TASR newswire.

The competitions on the second day involved the left arm, according to the Slovak Arm Wrestling Association’s website. The right-arm events took place on October 2.

Debnárová won in the female category with the highest number of competitors – under 60 kilograms; while Babajevová competed in the under 50kg category.  This is Debnarová’s ninth gold from World Championships.

“Lucia [Debnárová] advanced with an excellent performance, qualifying for the final undefeated,” Čapla said for TASR.

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