Azerbaijan’s taekwondo fighter Aykhan Taghizade (68 kg) has advanced to the finals at the First European Games in Baku.
In the semifinals, Taghizade gained a victory over Alexey Denisenko (Russia), 7:5.
The European Games that kicked off in Baku June 12, will last till June 28.
There is a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.
Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.
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