Azerbaijani athlete Milad Beigi Harchegani reached the semifinals in the men's 80 kg taekwondo event at the Rio 2016.
In the quarterfinals he defeated Iran's Mahdi Khodabakhshi.
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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