Serbian athletes win medals at Mediterranean Games

Serbian swimmer Ivan Lenđer won the gold medal at the Mediterranean Games in the Turkish city of Mersin on Saturday.

Source: Tanjug

Lenđer was the fastest in the 100m butterfly with the time of 52.30, leaving behind two Italians Matteo Rivolta (53.04) and Piero Codia (53.18).

This is the second gold for Serbia in Mersin, after Velimir Stjepanović finished the 400m freestyle race first with the time of 3:48.33, thus beating the national record that he held.

Olympic taekwondo champion Milica Mandić of Serbia won the silver at the Mediterranean Games in Mersin on Sunday.

Mandić defeated Turkey's Eris Japrak in the semifinal (6-2), but lost to Maéva Mellier of France (3-2) in the final.

Serbian judo athletes Aleksandar Kukolj and Ljubiša Kovačević won the gold and the silver on Saturday.

Kukolj bested Italian Walter Facente in the finals of category up to 90 kg.

Kovačević won silver in category up to 73 kg in the match against Turkish Hasan Vanlioglu.

Serbian rower Iva Obradović won the gold medal at the Mediterranean Games on Sunday.

Obradović scored a major triumph in the sculls finals with the time 7:39.04.

The European champions from Seville, Serbia's coxless pair Nenad Beđik and Nikola Stojić, finished second with the time 6:31.42.

Double scull Marko Marjanović and Aleksandar Filipović also won the silver with the time 6:22.06.


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