Azerbaijan claims first gold at Rio 2016
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Radik Isaev has won a gold medal at the Rio 2016.
Isaev defeated Niger's Abdoulrazak Issoufou Alfaga in the men's +80 kg finals.
It is the first gold medal of Azerbaijan at the Rio 2016.
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.