Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 12
Judoka Elmar Gasimov has won a silver medal at the Rio Olympics bringing Azerbaijan its second medal in the games.
In the men’s 100 kg event finals he lost to the Czech Republic's Lukáš Krpálek.
Azerbaijan’s first medal at the Rio Olympics came from judoka Rustam Orujov (men's 73 kg), who also won a silver medal on Aug. 9.
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.