Rio 2016: Azerbaijan’s Hasanov reaches wrestling semifinals
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 19
Azerbaijani wrestler Jabrayil Hasanov has advanced to semifinals in men’s freestyle 74 kg at the Rio 2016.
In the quarterfinals, Hasanov defeated Georgia’s Jakob Makarashvili with a score of 4:0.
In the semifinals, Hasanov will face Russia’s Aniuar Geduev.
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.