Rafael Aghayev in karate semifinals at Baku 2017
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 13
By Azad Hasanli – Trend:
Azerbaijani karate fighter Rafael Aghayev has reached the kumite semi-finals at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.
Aghayev defeated his rival from Saudi Arabia, Sultan Al Zahrani, with a score of 7-2.
Rafael Aghayev confidently defeated his rival from Turkey, Erman Eltemur, with a score of 3-0 in quarterfinals.
Niyazi Aliyev (67 kg), defeated Pakistan’s Naseer Ahmed with a score of 4-0 and reached the quarterfinals, while Firdovsi Farzaliyev (60 kg) defeated Brunei’s Fida’ly Muhammad Sanif with a score of 6-0 and also reached the quarterfinals.
The Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games started May 8 and will last until May 22 in Azerbaijan’s capital.