Azerbaijani judoka Orkhan Safarov becomes European champion (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 19
Azerbaijani judoka Orkhan Safarov won a gold medal for Azerbaijani team on the very first day of the European Championship in the Czech Republic's capital Prague, Trend reports citing Judo Federation of Azerbaijan.
Safarov, competing in the 66 kg weight category, became the European champion, defeating judokas from Italy, Slovakia, Germany, Serbia and Israel.
345 athletes from 40 European countries participate in the European Judo Championship. The Continental Championship will end on November 21.