List of Reigning Champions to Receive Gold Competition Gear for 2018 World Championships

After the tradition was first introduced for reigning gold medalists at last year’s IMMAF World Championships, the athletes listed below will be provided with exclusive gold colored Green Hill gear, symbolic of their status as current World and/or Continental Open champions while competing at the historic 2018 IMMAF-WMMAA Unified World Championships. REIGNING WORLD GOLD MEDALISTS  Fabiana Giampa (Italy) Women’s Featherweight (now competing at Bantamweight) Delyan Georgiev (Bulgaria) Men’s Featherweight Gase Sanita (New Zealand) Women’s Lightweight (now competing at Featherweight) REIGNING JUNIOR EUROPEAN OPEN GOLD MEDALISTS  Anna Gaul (Germany) Junior Women’s Flyweight Eryk Walecki (Poland) Junior Men’s Lightweight Trevor Makengo (Rep. Ireland) Junior Heavyweight REIGNING SENIOR EUROPEAN OPEN GOLD MEDALISTS  Jenna Horto (Finland) Women’s Atomweight Janika Antinmaa (Finland) Women’s Flyweight Oktay Arif (Bulgaria) Men’s Flyweight Frida Vastamaki (Sweden) Women’s Bantamweight Renato Vidovic (Sweden) Men’s Bantamweight Julia Dorny (Germany) Women’s Featherweight Amir Malekpour (Sweden) Men’s Featherweight Pavel Senchenko (Ukraine) Men’s Lightweight Sola Axel (France) Welterweight Dario Bellandi (Italy) Middleweight Ryan Spillane (Rep. Ireland) Heavyweight REIGNING AFRICA OPEN GOLD MEDALISTS Cassandra Le Roux (South Africa) Women’s Flyweight Julio Plaatjies (South Africa) Men’s Flyweight Hamza Zrira (Bahrain) Men’s Bantamweight Shamil Gimbatov (Bahrain) Men’s Lightweight Abdulmanap Magomedov (Bahrain) Men’s Featherweight Champion Abbas Khan (Bahrain) Men’s Welterweight Joseph Luciano (Australia) Middleweight REIGNING OCEANIA OPEN GOLD MEDALISTS Amber Thompson (Australia) Women’s Bantamweight Reo Yamaguci (Japan) Men’s Bantamweight (now competing at Junior Bantamweight) Kohei Maeda (Japan) Men’s Featherweight Champion Teruhiko Kato (Japan) Men’s Lightweight Champion Darian Weeks (USA) 2018 Oceania Open: Men’s Welterweight Champion Joseph Luciano (Australia) Middleweight

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