Baku-2015: Ilham Zakiyev won gold for Azerbaijan at the First European Games - PHOTO - UPDATED

Baku-2015: Ilham Zakiyev won gold for Azerbaijan at the First European Games - <span style="color: red;">PHOTO  - <span style="color: red;">UPDATED
# 26 June 2015 18:02 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. Azerbaijani judoka, blind Paralympic champion Ilham Zakiyev, (+90 kg) at the Baku 2015 European Games, defeated Ukrainian athlete Oleksandr Pominov in the final.

In his first bout, Ilham Zakiyev defeated Greek Klimis Papachristos with a 27 second ippon. He secured the gold medal after defeating Ukraine`s Oleksandr Pominov in the final.

Ilham Zakiyev has added the 18th gold medal to Azerbaijan`s medal count at the First European Games.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, his wife, chairperson of the Baku 2015 First European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva and family members watched the Azerbaijani judoka`s final bout.

President Ilham Aliyev presented medals to the winners.

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