SEPTEMBER 17, 2018
In the city of Mława (Poland) was held from August 21 to 31 the second World championship on draughts-64 (Brazilian version) among athletes with disabilities.
In the competitions participated 63 athletes from 8 countries. The competitions were held in 2 disciplines: classic draughts and rapid.
The gaining of points in the championship in the classic drafts was conducted on various nosologies (sports for persons with physical impairments, sports for blind persons and sports for deaf persons), in addition, athletes with visual impairment were divided into two classes - total blind (B1) and visually impaired (B2-B3).
Athletes with visual impairment won the first two medal standings, 4 gold and 1 silver medal.
Emil Galiev (Samara Region) - 1 place
Denis Maleev (Kursk region) - 2 place
Yeldiz Gatullina (Republic of Tatarstan) - 1 place
Mikhail Krylov (Republic of Tatarstan)- 1 place
Lyubov Volkova (Bryansk region) - 1 place
Athletes with physical impairments won 1 silver and 2 bronze medals and came second in the overall medal table.
Tatyana Tsiruleva (Republic of Mordovia) – 2 place
Chulpan Gabdulganieva (Republic of Tatarstan) – 3 place
Evgeny Kozlov (Kaliningrad Region) – 3 place
The competitions in rapid draughts were conducted without a separation in classes.
Among men, Andreev Dmitry (Kostroma Region, sports for blind persons) won a bronze medal.
Among women, Yeldiz Gatullina (Republic of Tatarstan, sports for blind persons) took the second place, and Elizabeth Kozlova (Republic of Mordovia, sports for persons with physical impairments) became a bronze medalist.
The competition for the title of the World champion was also conducted without a separation in classes.
In the classic draughts among the juniors the winner became Ivan Smurkov (Yaroslavl Region, sports for blind persons) and Kirill Nevolin (Perm Region, sports for persons with physical impairments) became the bronze medalist. In rapid draughts, Kirill Nevolin won a silver medal and Ivan Smurkov won a bronze medal.
Among juniors, Elizaveta Kozlova (Republic of Mordovia, sports for persons with physical impairments) twice won a bronze medal: in classical and rapid draughts.
Draughts for persons with physical and visual impairments is a board game for two players, consisting in the movement in a certain way of the draughts on the draughtboard cages. The sport is not included in the Paralympic Games program.
Press Service of RPC