Azerbaijan wins another license for Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics

Greco-Roman wrestler Rafig Huseynov

© APA | Greco-Roman wrestler Rafig Huseynov

# 08 May 2021 21:12 (UTC +04:00)

The Azerbaijani national team received another license for the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, APA reports.

The Greco-Roman wrestler Rafig Huseynov has won the next ticket for the national team.

R. Huseynov (77 kg), distinguished himself at the international Olympic classification tournament in the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia. He made it to the final by defeating Serb Viktor Nemes in the semifinals.

Thus, the number of licenses for our national team for Tokyo 2020 reached 23. Huseynov is the second in the list of representatives of our national team in Greco-Roman wrestling. Before him a ticket to Tokyo-2020, Islam Abbasov (87 kg).

Note that the Tokyo Olympics this year will be held from July 23 to August 8.