Azerbaijan’s Isayev reaches taekwondo 1/4 finals

Society Materials 20 August 2016 19:57 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 20


Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Radik Isayev has advanced to the men’s +80 kg quarterfinals at the Rio 2016.

Isayev defeated Ruslan Zhaparov of the Kazakhstan in the elimination round of 16.

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.