Azerbaijani wrestler to vie for bronze at Rio 2016
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 18
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
Azerbaijani athlete Natalya Sinishin has got a chance to vie for a bronze medal in women’s freestyle wrestling 53 kg at the Rio 2016.
First, she will face Senegal’s Isabelle Sambou. If the Azerbaijani athlete defeats Sambou, she will face Venezuela’s Betzabeth Angelica Arguello Villegas for bronze medal.
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.