Gold: UMMC Ekaterinburg
(Basketball, Russian Federation)
UMMC Ekaterinburg won its sixth EuroLeague Women’s title, which places it as second of all-time in the competition. It had an unbeaten season after winning all six group stage games and then all four playoff games, including beating Perfumería Avenida (ESP) 78-68 in the final. This is its third title in a row. Breanna Stewart (USA), last year’s WNBA Finals Most Valuable Player was also this tournament’s Finals MVP.
Team roster: Viktoriia Zavialova, Evgeniia Beliakova, Elena Beglova, Tatiana Petrushina, Maria Vadeeva (RUS), Alba Torrens (ESP), Alexandria Quigley, Courtney Vandersloot (HUN), Breanna Stewart, Brittney Griner (USA), Maryia Papova (BLR), Jonquel Jones (BIH), Emma Meesseman (BEL)
Silver: Aliaksei Talai
(Para Swimming, Belarus)
Talai won two gold medals at the Para Swimming World Series in Italy, at the 50 meters Breaststroke SB1-SB3 and the 150 meters Individual Medley SM1-SM4. He broke World Records in both competitions for the SB1 and SM1 categories, respectively.
Bronze: Hanna Gabriels
(Costa Rica, Boxing)
Hanna Gabriels beat Martha Lara (MEX) inside just two rounds to simultaneously win the vacant World Boxing Council World Female Heavyweight Title and the vacant World Boxing Association World Female Light Heavyweight Title, which are both in the +168 pound category. She technically became the third female boxer to ever win boxing World Titles in four different divisions, having previously been Welterweight and Light Middleweight World Champion. This was her first fight in these divisions.