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President Ilham Aliyev receives members of national Greco-Roman wrestling team who won World Cup


Baku – APA. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the members of the national Greco-Roman wrestling team who won the World Cup in Iran.

 

The head of state, President of the National Olympic Committee Ilham Aliyev congratulated the athletes and members of the Wrestling Federation over the victory. President Ilham Aliyev described this achievement as the triumph of the national wrestling school and the result of the fruitful organization of work in Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation.

 

Touching upon the development of sports in Azerbaijan, President Ilham Aliyev highlighted the world sports community`s praising Azerbaijan`s sports. Noting that the number of medals has been increasing year by year, the head of state stressed the importance of establishing perfect sports infrastucture. President Ilham Aliyev said the sports occupied an important place in the state policy.

 

Member of the national team Rafig Huseynov and senior coach Nuraddin Rajabov thanked the head of state for the state attention to sports.

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