Baku 2015: Azerbaijani Olympic champion advances to semifinals
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 17
By Anvar Mammadov - Trend:
Azerbaijani wrestler, gold medal winner at London 2012 Olympic Games, Togrul Asgarov (65 kg) has advanced to the semifinals in freestyle wrestling at the First European Games in Baku.
In the quarter-finals, Asgarov gained a flawless victory over Maxime Fiquet (France), 10:0.
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.
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