Baku, Azerbaijan, June 13
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Azerbaijani wrestlers Rasul Chunayev and Rafig Huseynov have reached the finals of Greco-Roman wrestling in the weight category of up to 71 and 80 kilograms, respectively.
At the semifinals, Chunayev prevailed over Bulgarian Svilen Kostadinov with a score of 4:0, while Huseynov gained a victory over the Turkish wrestler Selcuk Cebi also with a score of 4:0.
In the finals, Chunayev will be competing with Hungarian wrestler Balint Korpasi, while Huseynov will be contesting the gold medal with Russian wrestler Evgeny Saleev.
The competitions are held in the Sports Palace named after Heydar Aliyev.
Baku 2015 is the first ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent which kicked off on June 12.
There is a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.
The First European Games will last till June 28. Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.
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