Participation of Korean Taekwondo Wrestlers in Azerbaijani Team not yet Confirmed

Society Materials 12 February 2008 15:07 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 12 February/ corr. Trend Z. Safarov/ The participation of naturalized Korean taekwondo wrestlers in Azerbaijani team is not yet confirmed.

Fuzuli Musayev, the first vice-president of the National Federation of Azerbaijan said that Jang Eng Aliyeva ( 49 kg) and Jin Sun Huseynova are currently in their historical land and the question of their participation in the composition of Azerbaijani team in the international competitions has not been raised. Furthermore, the World Federation did not allow them to play in the Azerbaijani team in the license tournament in Istanbul due to the fact that Jin Sun won a silver medal for Korea in the last world championship.

Jang Eng Aliyeva could not gain a license for Beijing as she lost in the first round of the competition in Istanbul.