Bulgaria’s finest sambist – Maria Oryashkova, is now a six-time world champion following her latest undisputed performance at the 2020 Sambo World championships in Novi sad, Serbia.
The Bulgarian captured gold in the -80 kg women’s category, smashing her opponents and displaying world class defense thoughout the whole tounament.
Oryashkova defeated Svetlana Tsimashenka in the final by 1:0. Before that, she wasted no time with Zhanara Kusanova from Russia and Khalina Kovalka from Ukraine.
Bulgaria’s national sambo team won a total of 11 medals from the three Wrodl Championships that were held in Serbia.