Azerbaijani female wrestler becomes two-time world champion
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 18
The women's wrestling events in the weight categories of 50, 53, 55 and 72 kilograms started on the fourth day of the competitions within the World Wrestling Championship in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Trend reports on Sept. 18.
Azerbaijani female wrestler Maria Stadnik defeated her Nigerian rival in the classification round.
Moreover, Stadnik gained a victory over the Russian athlete in the 1/4 finals. The Azerbaijani wrestler managed to reach the semifinals and become the only athlete who obtained a license for participating in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.
Having gained a victory over a Chinese wrestler in the semi-finals, Stadnik reached the finals of the World Championship for the fifth time. She defeated her rival from Romaniawithin half a minute in the decisive match.