Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter wins bronze at Rio 2016
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 20
Azerbaijani athlete Milad Beigi Harchegani has won a bronze medal in the men's 80 kg taekwondo event at the Rio 2016.
Harchegani defeated Poland's Piotr Pazinski in the 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.