By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijani judo fighters will compete for medals at the European Cup to be held in Minsk, Belarus, on July 22-24.
The European Cup will be the last tournament for national ream ahead of the World Cup in Budapest.
Azerbaijan's hopes will be pinned on Nijat Shikhalizade, Orkhan Safarov (both 66 kg), Rustam Orujev, Hidayat Heydarov (both 73 kg), Fagan Guluzade (81 kg), Mammadali Mehdiyev, Tural Safguliyev, Firudin Dadashov, Rufat Ismayilov (90 kg), Elmar Gasimov (100 kg), Ushangi, Kokauri and Elkhan Mammadov (100 kg).
Azerbaijan's female squad includes Bazarrcha Erdenebat (48kg), Sakina Zairova (57kg), Gulsadaf Karimova, Nuriya Akhundova and Christina Jukavech (all 63kg) and Irina Kinzerska (78kg), Azertac reported.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz