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Greco-Roman wrestlers claim three medals in Russia [PHOTOS]

14 May 2024 16:17 (UTC+04:00)
Greco-Roman wrestlers claim three medals in Russia [PHOTOS]
Laman Ismayilova
Laman Ismayilova
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Azerbaijan's Greco-Roman wrestlers up to 20 years old have won three medals at the Surakat Asiatilov International Tournament, Azernews reports.

Tural Ahmadov and Joju Samadov clinched bronze medals in the 60 kg and 87 kg weight classes, respectively, while Tavakkul Khaziyev won a silver medal in the 67 kg division.

The Surakat Asiatilov International Tournament took place in the city of Kaspiysk, Russia.

A total of 190 wrestlers from seven countries participated in the tournament.

Wrestling remains the most popular sport in the county and is overseen by the Azerbaijani National Wrestling Federation, which was established in 1993.

The Rio Games opened a new page in wrestling for Azerbaijan.

The country became one of only two nations ever to increase the number of medals achieved in five consecutive games.

Wrestling remains the most popular sport in the county and is overseen by the National Wrestling Federation, which was established in 1993.

The Rio Games opened a new page in wrestling for Azerbaijan. The country became one of only two nations ever to increase the number of medals achieved in five consecutive games.

In 2020, Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers finished third in the overall medal table of the Individual World Cup in Serbia.

National wrestlers won two medals, including silver and bronze. Russia topped the medal table, followed by Turkiye.

The national team also won five medals at the Grand Prix Moscow held in Russia.

The national team won one gold, two silver, and two bronze medals in the tournament

In 2022, Azerbaijani wrestler Osman Nurmagomedov (92 kg) was crowned the World Champion in Belgrade.

Nurmagomedov became the World Champion after defeating the Russian wrestler in the final.

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Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @lmntypewriterrr

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