Azerbaijani boxer in quarterfinals at Rio 2016
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 15
Azerbaijani boxer Elvin Mamishzada has advanced to quarterfinals in men’s fly 52 kg boxing event at the Rio Olympics 2016.
Mamishzada defeated Kazakhstan’s Olzhas Sattibayev.
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.