Azerbaijani boxer wins silver at Rio 2016
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21
Azerbaijani athlete Lorenzo Sotomayor (weight category 64 kg) has won a silver medal in the finals of boxing competitions as part of Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Sotomayor was defeated by Uzbekistan's Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the finals.
There are seventeen medals in the bank of Azerbaijan Olympic team: 1 gold, 6 silver, 10 bronze.
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.