Baku, Azerbaijan, June 26
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
Abdulkadir Abdullayev became the fourth Azerbaijani athlete who advanced to the finals in boxing at the First European Games in Baku June 26.
Abdullayev, competing in men's heavy (91 kg), defeated Russia's Sadam Magomedov in the semifinals.
Earlier, three Azerbaijani boxers Albert Selimov (60 kg), Parviz Baghirov (69 kg) and Xaybula Musalov (75 kg) advanced to the finals.
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.