Azerbaijani wrestler advances to semifinals at Baku 2015
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 18
By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:
Azerbaijani wrestler Haji Aliyev advanced to the semifinals in men's freestyle wrestling event (61 kg) at the First European Games in Baku June 18.
In 1/4 finals, Aliyev gained a flawless victory over Mykola Bolotnjuk (Slovakia), 11:0.
In the semifinals, Haji Aliyev will compete with Aleksandr Bogomoev (Russia).
The second, the last day of men's freestyle wrestling events started at the First European Games in Baku June 18.
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.