Bettina Plank facts for kids
Bettina Plank in 2017
|Born||24 February 1992|
|Weight class||50 kg|
In 2019, she won the gold medal in the women's kumite 50 kg event at the 2019 European Games held in Minsk, Belarus. In 2015, she won the silver medal in that event at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. In the final, she lost against Serap Özçelik of Turkey.
She also won medals at the European Karate Championships on several occasions.
She won one of the bronze medals in the women's 50 kg kumite event at the 2011 European Karate Championships held in Zürich, Switzerland. In 2014, she won the silver medal in her event at the 2014 European Karate Championships held in Tampere, Finland.
In 2015, she won the gold medal in the women's 50 kg kumite event at the 2015 European Karate Championships held in Istanbul, Turkey. She also won one of the bronze medals in the women's team kumite event.
In 2017, she competed in the women's kumite 50 kg event at the 2017 World Games held in Wrocław, Poland without winning a medal. She won one match and lost two matches in the elimination round and she did not advance to compete in the semi-finals. In 2018, she won one of the bronze medals in the women's kumite 50 kg event at the 2018 World Karate Championships held in Madrid, Spain.
In 2021, she competed at the World Olympic Qualification Tournament held in Paris, France hoping to qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. She did not qualify at this tournament but she was able to qualify via continental representation soon after. She won one of the bronze medals in the women's 55 kg event.
|2011||European Championships||Zürich, Switzerland||3rd||Kumite 50 kg|
|2014||European Championships||Tampere, Finland||2nd||Kumite 50 kg|
|2015||European Championships||Istanbul, Turkey||1st||Kumite 50 kg|
|European Games||Baku, Azerbaijan||2nd||Kumite 50 kg|
|2016||World Championships||Linz, Austria||3rd||Kumite 50 kg|
|2017||European Championships||İzmit, Turkey||3rd||Kumite 50 kg|
|2018||European Championships||Novi Sad, Serbia||2nd||Kumite 50 kg|
|World Championships||Madrid, Spain||3rd||Kumite 50 kg|
|2019||European Championships||Guadalajara, Spain||2nd||Kumite 50 kg|
|European Games||Minsk, Belarus||1st||Kumite 50 kg|
|2021||Summer Olympics||Tokyo, Japan||3rd||Kumite 55 kg|
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