Ukraine and Russia dominated at the European Cadet Sambo Championships ©European Sambo Federation

Russia and Ukraine respectively claimed the girls' and boys' overall titles at the European Cadet Sambo Championships in Limassol in Cyprus after two days of competition.

Between them, the countries won all gold medals on the first day of action except one, which was claimed by Georgia's Saba Gvelesiani in the boys' under-79 kilograms category.

Gvelesiani defeated Russian Aslan Gasymov in the final.

Russia took six golds on day one, with Gleb Provotorov beating Ukraine's Danil Dzoba in the boys' under-46kg final and Anzor Gogov claiming the boys' under-53kg gold by beating Ukrainian Danylo Avramenko.

Tural Nagiev was crowned the boys' over-88kg champion with a defeat of Greek Ioannis Kostelidis and Alisa Suleimanova gave Russia its first girls' title by beating Belarusian Dziyana Kuts in the under-41kg final.

Arina Parkhut won the girls' under-54kg by beating Violetta Kumechko of Ukraine, with the sixth gold of the day coming in the girls' over-72kg with Aleksandra Riabchenko beating Lithuania's Laura Linkute.

Ukraine took their sole boys' title of the day in the under-64kg due to the efforts of Maksym Babych, who beat Artsiom Halamaka of Belarus in the final.

Alisa Suleimanova, in blue, won the cadet girls' under-41kg title ©European Sambo Federation
Alisa Suleimanova, in blue, won the cadet girls' under-41kg title ©European Sambo Federation

Anastasiia Levchenko was victorious in the girls' under-47kg final by beating Belarus' Denitsa Boyanova Bozhinova and Anna Oliinyk-Korniiko defeated Alina Zenchenko of Russia in the girls' under-65kg.

There were eight weight categories contested on the second day, with all but one going to Russia and Ukraine again.

Greece's Vasilii Tsakirov was the outlier in the boys' under-71kg, beating Ukraine's Makar Haityna in the final.

Ukraine won the rest of the boys' titles, starting with the under-49kg final where Danylo Kravchenko defeated Armenian Alik Meqinyan.

Nazar Viskov won the under-58kg final against Tengizi Khidasheli of Georgia and Oleskii Boldyriev beat Georgia's Luka Jghenti in the under-88kg.

Russia took all the girls' golds on day two, the first of these winners being Anastasiia Barabash in the under-44kg final when she defeated Ukraine's Veronika Chernukha.

Alia Mukhametianova won the under-50kg title with a victory over Bulgarian Denitsa Iliyanova Georgieva and Daria Baranenkova defeated Lithuania's Varvara Kuchar in the under-59kg.

Finally, Insanat Zairbekova defeated Greece's Melina Kanellopoulou in the girls' under-72kg final.

The European Championships was boys and girls aged 14 to 16.

It moved from The Netherlands to Cyprus because of COVID-19 restrictions.