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National wrestler advances to 1/8 finals at Rio 2016

16 August 2016 17:32 (UTC+04:00)
National wrestler advances to 1/8 finals at Rio 2016

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Azerbaijan’s wrestler Rasul Chunayev has advanced to 1/8 finals in men’s Greco-Roman 66 kg at Rio Olympics 2016.

Chunayev defeated Cuba’s M. Martinez Palacio.

He will face Russia’s Islambek Albiev in 1/8 finals.

Fifty-six athletes are representing Azerbaijan at the 2016 Summer Olympics, underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The games, which kicked off on Aug. 5, will end on Aug. 21, and will be followed by the 15th Summer Paralympic Games on Sept. 7-18.

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