Azerbaijan’s Azizova reaches taekwondo semifinals
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 19
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Farida Azizova has advanced to the women’s 67 kg semifinals at the Rio 2016.
Azizova defeated Uzbekistan's Nigora Tursunkulova in quarterfinals.
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.