Azerbaijani wrestler in semifinals at Rio 2016
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 17
Azerbaijani athlete Yuliya Ratkevich has advanced to semifinals in women’s freestyle 58 kg wrestling at the Rio 2016.
Ratkevich defeated Colombia’s Jackeline Renteria in quarterfinals.
She will face Japan’s Kaori Icho in semifinals.
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.