Baku 2017: Azerbaijan’s Chalabiyev secures boxing bronze medal
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 14
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
Boxing quarterfinals kicked off today at the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games.
Azerbaijani boxer, world champion Javid Chalabiyev defeated Turkey’s Hakan Dogan in a 60kg boxing quarterfinal event at the Games, scoring 5-0, said the Azerbaijan Boxing Federation on Sunday.
The victory secures at least a bronze medal for the 25-year-old Azerbaijani.
In the semifinals on May 17, Chalabiyev will take on Kazakhstan’s Sultan Zaurbekov.
The Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games started May 8 and will last until May 22 in Azerbaijan’s capital.