Rio 2016: Azerbaijan’s Stadnik in wrestling semifinals
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 17
Azerbaijani athlete Mariya Stadnik has advanced to semifinals in women’s freestyle 48 kg wrestling at Rio Olympics 2016.
Stadnik defeated Poland’s Iwona Matkowska.
She will face Bulgaria’s Elitsa Yankova.
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.