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Lampe and Pirozhkova win gold at 2013 Grand Prix of Spain
Pirozhkova (pictured) was one of two champions for the U.S. in Madrid. John Sachs Photo.
MADRID, Spain - 2012 World Champion Elena Pirozhkova 2012 World bronze medalist Alyssa Lampe both won gold medals for the United States at the 2013 Grand Prix of Spain on Saturday, July 13 in Madrid, Spain.
Pirozhkova defeated Jackeline Castillo Renteria of Columbia in the finals to secure the championship at 63 kg/138.75 lbs. Lampe won the title at 48 kg/105.5 lbs. by beating Mayelis Castillo Caripa of Venezuela in the finals.
Also winning medals for the U.S. were Helen Maroulis, Tamyra Mensah and Adeline Gray. Maroulis, a 2012 World silver medalist, fell to World champion Sofia Mattsson of Sweden in the finals to earn a silver medal at 55 kg/121 lbs. Mensah lost in the 67 kg/147.5 lbs. finals to Dorothy Yeats of Canada to also secure a silver medal. Gray won the bronze medal match against her Canadian opponent to win bronze at 72 kg/158.5 lbs.
Carlene Sluberski placed fifth at 51 kg/112.25 lbs. for the U.S. and Jessica Medina also competed at 51 kg/112.5 lbs. but did not place.
48 kg/105.5 lbs.
GOLD - Alyssa Lampe, USA
SILVER - Mayelis Caripa, Venezuela
BRONZE - Elena Vostrikova, Russia
BRONZE - Aleksandra Michalek, Poland
51 kg/112.25 lbs.
GOLD - Jess MacDonald, Canada
SILVER - Marina Vilmova, Russia
BRONZE - Natalia Malysheva, Russia
BRONZE - Isabelle Sambou, Senegal
55 kg/121 lbs.
GOLD - Sofia Mattsson, Sweden
SILVER - Helen Maroulis, USA
BRONZE - Roksana Zasina, Poland
BRONZE - Sundev Byambatseren, Mongolia
59 kg/130 lbs.
GOLD - Braxton Stone, Canada
SILVER - Anastasiya Huchok, Belarus
BRONZE - Agnieszka Krol, Poland
BRONZE - Oksana Nagomykh, Russia
63 kg/138.75 lbs.
GOLD - Elena Pirozhkova, USA
SILVER - Jackeline Renteria, Columbia
BRONZE - Hanna Johansson, Sweden
BRONZE - Anastasia Bratchikova, Russia
67 kg/147.5 lbs.
GOLD - Aline Focken, Germany
SILVER - Tamyra Mensah, USA
BRONZE - Yulia Prontsevich, Russia
BRONZE - Dorothy Yeats, Canada
72 kg/158.5 lbs.
GOLD - Natalia Borobeva, Russia
SILVER - Vasilisa Marzaliuk, Belarus
BRONZE - Ochirbat Burmaa, Mongolia
BRONZE - Adeline Gray, USA
U.S. Women's Match Results
48 kg/105.5 lbs. - Alyssa Lampe, Colorado Springs, Colo.
WIN Yana Staonik (Great Britain) 6-2, 5-0
WIN Miuambo Rebecca Ndolo (Cameroon) 9-0, 4-0
WIN Elena Vostrikova (Russia) 9-0, 4-0
WIN Mayelis Caripa (Venezuela) 9-6, 4-0
51 kg/112.25 lbs. - Jessica Medina, Colorado Springs, Colo.
LOSS Luisa Valverde (Ecuador) 1-2, 1-3
51 kg/112.25 lbs. - Carlene Sluberski, Fredonia, N.Y.
WIN Eileen Fiedrich (Germany) 3-1, 5-0
WIN Aguis Rivas (Venezuela) 8-8, 5-0
LOSS Marina Vilmova (Russia) 3-10, 1-3
LOSS Natalia Malysheva (Russia) 4-6, 1-3
55 kg/121 lbs. - Helen Maroulis, Rockville, Md.
WIN Sundev Byambatseren (Mongolia) 7-6, 3-1
WIN Brianne Barry (Canada) 4-2, 5-0
LOSS Sofia Mattsson (Sweden) 1-8, 1-4
63 kg/138.75 lbs. - Elena Pirozhkova, Colorado Springs, Colo.
WIN Anastasia Bratchikova (Russia) 4-0, 3-0
WIN Monica Michalik (Poland) 8-0, 4-0
WIN Jackeline Renteria (Columbia) 7-0, 4-0
67 kg/147.5 lbs. - Tamyra Mensah, Katy, Texas
WIN Yulia Prontsevich (Russia) 6-6, 3-1
WIN Daria Osocka (Poland) 12-3, 5-0
LOSS Aline Focken (Germany) 4-6, 1-3
72 kg/158.5 lbs. - Adeline Gray, Colorado Springs, Colo.
WIN Badrakh Odonchimeg (Mongolia) 5-4, 5-0
LOSS Natalia Borobeva (Russia) 0-3, 0-5
WIN Leah Callahan (Canada) 9-0, 4-0