Baku 2015: Azerbaijani boxer to miss semi-finals after receiving injury

Baku 2015: Azerbaijani boxer to miss semi-finals after receiving injury
# 24 June 2015 13:47 (UTC +04:00)
Mahammadrasul Majidov, who secured at least a bronze medal by advancing to the semi-finals in the+91kg weight category, has brought an early end to his participation in the first-ever European Games after receiving an injury, according to APAsport.
Because of this reason, he will miss tomorrow’s encounter with Russian Gasan Gimbatov, who is a double champion of the world and Europe and a bronze medalist of the Olympics, which mean the latter is automatically through to the next round.
The Azerbaijani team’s coach, Nariman Abdullayev, said doctors recommend he should not take on his opponent while injured.
Majidov was injured in the head during his fight against Turkish Ali Demirezen in the ¼ finals.
Note that, 11 Azerbaijani boxers have qualified for the ¼ finals. Among them, Majidov had to satisfy with a bronze medal while the others will compete for a higher place in the semi-finals.
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