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Baku, Azerbaijan, June 17
By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:
Azerbaijani wrestler Togrul Asgarov entered the 1/8 finals in freestyle wrestling competitions among men in the weight category of 65 kilograms as part of the first European Games in Baku on June17.
During the intense competition he took a lead over his rival Ilias Bekbulatov (Russia) with a score of 8: 7 and passed to the next stage.
Asgarov will compete with Moldovan Mihai Sava in the 1/8 finals.
Azerbaijan will be represented by three athletes in freestyle wrestling competitions.
1/8 - Yashar Aliyev (Azerbaijan) - Zoheir El-Ouarraqe (France)
1/8 - Jabrayil Hasanov (Azerbaijan) - Mihaly Nagy (Hungary)
1/16 - Khetag Gazyumov (Azerbaijan) - Radoslaw Baran (Poland)
Azerbaijani athletes won two sets of medals: Rasul Chunayev (up to 71 kg) and Elvin Mursaliyev (75 kg) - gold, Rafig Huseynov (80 kg) and Sabah Shariati (up to 130 kg) - silver, Elman Mukhtarov (59 kg) and Hasan Aliyev (66 kg) - bronze at the Greco-Roman wrestling competitions among men as part of the first European Games in Baku.
Azerbaijani female athletes won two gold medals and one bronze medal at the wrestling competitions among women as part of the first European Games in Baku. Mariya Stadnyk (48 kg) and Angela Dorogan (53 kg) won gold, Natalia Sinishina (55 kg) - bronze medal.