Azerbaijani boxers show good results at Rio Olympics [ PHOTO]

10 August 2016 15:38 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

The 31st Summer Olympic Games are underway in Rio de Janeiro. 

Azerbaijani boxer Kamran Shahsuvarly advanced to the 1/8 finals at the Rio Olympics defeating the Chinese athlete Zhao Minggang, Trend reported.

Another boxer Mahammadrasul Majidov (+91kg) has qualified for the round of 16 after defeating Moroccan Mohammed Arjaoui. His next opponent will be Kazakhstan's boxer Ivan Dychko. 

Azerbaijan is represented at 31st Summer Olympic Games with 56 athletes in 18 sports. 

National Olympic team includes six freestyle wrestlers, eight Greco-Roman wrestlers, 11 boxers, six judoists, five oarsmen, four athletes, four taekwondo fighters, three gymnasts, three cyclists, two swimmers and one athlete per each in fencing, triathlon, archery and shooting.

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