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Azerbaijani wrestlers to join World Championships

1 September 2015 13:31 (UTC+04:00)
Azerbaijani wrestlers to join World Championships

Azerbaijani female wrestlers will vie for medals at the World Championships, to be held in Las Vegas, USA, on September 7-12.

Azerbaijan`s squad will include 7 wrestlers in the women`s event.

This is a tremendously important event in international wrestling, as it serves as the first qualifying event for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as well as the event in which the largest number of athletes earn a spot at the Olympics.

Competitions will be held in all three Olympic styles of international wrestling, that is, in men's freestyle, women's freestyle and Greco-Roman.

The 2015 World Wrestling Championships will be presented by FILA, USA Wrestling, the United States Olympic Committee and Las Vegas Events, AzerTac state news agency reported.

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