Azerbaijani sambo wrestler advances to finals at Baku 2015
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 22
By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:
Azerbaijani athlete Islam Gasumov, competing in men's -57 kg sambo event, advanced to the finals at the First European Games in Baku June 22.
In the semifinals, Gasumov defeated Georgia's Vakhtangi Chidrashvili, 1:0.
In the finals, Islam Gasumov will compete against Aymergen Atkunov, representing Russia.
The European Games that kicked off 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 came to Baku to represent their nations over 17 days of competition. Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.