Azerbaijani Wrestler Faces Armenian at 2007 World Championship
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr.Z.Safarov / Anton Botev (120kg), the Azerbaijani Greek/Roman-style wrestler competed against Armenian wrestler Yuri Patrikeev for the bronze at the World Championship.
Miguel Lopez of Cuba defeated Botev, putting the Azerbaijani wrestler into position to fight for third place.
During the first round of matches, Botev defeated David Saldadze, the wrestler from Uzbekistan.
The Olympic Champion Hasan Baroev from Russia and Lopez from Cuba have yet to compete for the gold.