Baku 2015: Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter in quarterfinals
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 16
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Mohammed Mammadov (weight category up to 58 kg) has reached the quarterfinals of the competition as part of Baku's first European Games.
Mammadov defeated his Israeli opponent Gili Haymovits with a score of 7: 4.
Mammadov will compete with Spanish Jesús Tortosa Cabrera in the quarterfinal.
The European Games that kicked off in Baku June 12, will last till June 28.
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.
Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.