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JWC-2017: Turkan Nasirova runner up, Leyla Gurbanova gained bronze medal / PHOTO

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Wrestling juniors world championship taking place in Tampere, Finland is going on.

In the fourth day of the competition were determined winners among young female wrestlers in 48, 55, 63 and 72 kg weighting categories. 2 members of our national team attended at the competition and both gained medals. Our wrestlers gained 1 silver and 1 bronze medal.

Our representative in 48 kg Turkan Nasirova beating all rivals reached the final. Our wrestler gained early wins over wrestlers from Austria and Turkey and with high superiority beat sportsmen from Kazakhstan and Tunisia. Loosing in the decisive bout to Japanese athlete Turkan became runner up of the Euro.

Competing in 55 kg Leyla Gurbanova in the first bout gained early win over Korean wrestler and lost in the second to Japanese sportsman. With progressing the rival to the final Leyla joined repechage bouts. Beating Hungarian representative in tense fight our wrestler got a chance for bronze medal match. Beating in the decisive meeting Ukrainian sportsman our wrestler gained bronze medal of the juniors world championships.

48 kg 
FINAL - Kika Kagata (JPN) - Turkan Nasirova 4:0
1/2 final - Sarr Hamdi (TUN) - Turkan Nasirova 4:13
1/4 final - Marina Zakhshevskaya (KAZ) - Turkan Nasirova 6:11
Round of 16Turkan Nasirova - Zeynep Yetgil (TUR) 12:2 touche 
Round of 32Turkan Nasirova - Kim Marlies Gmeiner (AUT) 6:0 touche

55 kg 
Bronze medal match - Leyla Gurbanova - Olena Kremzer (UKR) 3:0
Repechage bout - Tamara Dollak (HUN) - Leyla Gurbanova 7:15
1/4 final - Sae Nanjo (JPN) - Leyla Gurbanova 10:0
Round of 16Leyla Gurbanova - Eunyoung Park (KOR) 6:0 touche 

You can watch the course of the competitions by the following link.

https://unitedworldwrestling.org/event/world-championships-25

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