Azerbaijani boxer advances to 1/8 finals at Rio Olympics
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug.8
Azerbaijani athlete Teymur Mammadov (weight category 81 kg) advanced to the 1/8 finals in boxing competitions as part of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 8.
Mammadov gained a victory over Ukrainian Denis Soloenko.
Fifty-six athletes are representing Azerbaijan at the 2016 Summer Olympics, underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The games, which kicked off on Aug. 5, will end on Aug. 21, and will be followed by the 15th Summer Paralympic Games on Sept. 7-18.