Azerbaijani karateka Rafael Aghayev reaches semifinals at Tokyo Olympics (UPDATE 2)

Society Materials 6 August 2021 14:55 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug. 6

By Orkhan Nabiyev - Trend:

Famous Azerbaijani karateka Rafael Aghayev reached semifinals at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Trend reports on Aug. 6.

In the third bout Aghayev defeated Nurkanat Azhikanov (Kazakhstan) - 3-2.

Winning three straight matches, Aghayev will be facing Luigi Busa from Italy next.

Earlier, Aghayev defeated Tsuneari Yahiro (Australia) with a 5-0 score.

In the opening bout he defeated Noah Bitsch (Germany) with a 2-1 score.