Baku 2015: Another two Azerbaijani wrestlers enter semifinals

Baku 2015: Another two Azerbaijani wrestlers enter semifinals
# 17 June 2015 10:54 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijani wrestler, gold medal winner at London 2012 Olympic Games, Togrul Asgarov (65 kg) reached the 1/8 finals after defeating his Russian opponent Ilias Bekbulatov with a score of 8:7. Then the Azerbaijani athlete took a lead over his Moldovan rival Mihai Sava with a score of 10:0. In the quarterfinals, Asgarov defeated French wrestler Maxime Fiquet in a 10:0 win and advanced to the semifinals.

In the first fight, Azerbaijani wrestler Khetag Gazyumov (97 kg) defeated Polish athlete Radoslaw Baran with a score of 10:0. Gazyumov took a lead over Nikolay Chebani (Moldova) with a score of 4:0 in the 1/8 finals. The Azerbaijani athlete reached the quarterfinals after defeating Moldovan wrestler Nikolay Chebani in a 4:0 win. Then he gained a victory over Belarusian athlete Ibrahim Saidov with a score of 2:1 and advanced to the semifinals.

Two-time European Champion, Jabrayil Hasanov (74 kg) gained a victory over Mihaly Nagy (Hungary), 10:0. In quarter-finals, he lost to Soner Demirtas (Turkey) with a score of 3:5.

Earlier, Azerbaijani wrestler Yashar Aliyev, competing in the weight category of 57 kg, reached the semifinal of the freestyle wrestling competition. In the quarterfinals, he gained a victory over Armenian athlete Garik Barseghyan with a score of 10:6.

The athletes will compete in the weight categories of 57, 65, 74 and 97 kilograms on the first day of freestyle wrestling competition.

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