Tarragona, June 30, 2018 – On the penultimate day of the Mediterranean Games in Tarragona, the Croatian female and male athletes won three gold and one silver medal. In the morning program, Luka Radonić the "harvest" of medals with gold in Men’s Lightweight Single Sculls, while in the evening we have won two of the brightest medals in Bowls.

Pero Ćubela and Nives Jelovica were extremely convincing in Lyonnaise – Precision Throw). In Semifinals, Ćubela has beaten the Algerian Makhloufi with 16-8, finishing the Finals with victory over the Slovene Jure Kozjek with 12-8. Jelovica finished the Semifinals with victory over the Tunisian Mhamdi (19-10) and she was equally brilliant in the fight for gold against the French Mailehako, 29-17.
Boxer Toni Filipi was defeated by the European Champion Aziz Abbas Mouhiidine by unanimous decision of the judges (5-0), although the judges were not anonymous concerning the score in the second round. Silver medal represents Filipi’s great success because he was fighting in Heavyweight category against as many as two European Champions.
The Croatian male volleyball team ended their performance at the Mediterranean Games with a victory. In fight for the fifth place they beat Tunisia with 3-1 (28-26, 21-25, 25-22, 25-23). On Sunday (10 a.m.), the Croatian female volleyball team will fight for a gold medal against their oponents, the strong Greeks. In Men’s Finals, the Italians and the Spaniards are going to score.
Our cyclist David Jabuka took the 14th place in Men’s Individual Time Trial, with 2 seconds and 37/100 of a second behind the winner, the Italian Edoardo Affini. The race was started by 22 cyclists.
Taekwondoka Iva Radoš did not win a medal in the category +67 kg. In the Quarterfinals duel she was beaten by the French Mari Paule Ble with a tight 3-2. Three seconds before the end, Radoš was leading with 2-1, worth of bronze medal.

With Saturday's performance of three gold and one silver medal, Croatia is currently at the 9th place in rankings (seven gold, five silver and three bronze medals). It is certain that after the Sunday finals of female volleyball team and male handball team (with Tunisia at 1 p.m.), the number will raise to 17 medals.
At the Closing Ceremony of the Games (Sunday 9 p.m.), the Croatian flag will be carried by gold bowlers - Nives Jelovica and Pero Ćubela. (COC/vk)