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Friday, 13 May 2016 11:15

Greco-roman wrestlers will compete for World Cup / TEAM

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On 19-20 May of 2016 in Shiraz city of Islamic Republic of Iran will be held seniors’ World Cup competitions on Greco-roman wrestling. On the tournament alongside with Azerbaijan will compete teams of Russia, Iran, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Germany and Ukraine.

In accordance with the draw Azerbaijani wrestlers will compete in group “B” with Iran, Turkey and Ukraine. In group “A” will try their hand teams of Russia, Belarus, Germany and Kazakhstan.

Under the supervision of the senior coach Shaban Donat and coach Turadj Huseynli 12 sportsmen will go to Shiraz. At the competition our country will be represented with Taleh Mammadov, Sakit Guliyev (both 59 kg), Azad Aliyev, Elman Mukhtarov (both 66 kg), Rustam Aliyev, Ruhin Mikayilov (both 71 kg), Shamistan Guluzade (75 kg), Emin Ahmadov (80 kg), Islam Abbasov (85 kg), Orkhan Nuriyev, Turman Eyyubov (both 98 kg) and Oyan Nazariani (130 kg).

According to the program of the tournament on May 19 will be held group matches. Group leaders will meet in the final, and runners up for 3rd place.

In referee board our country will be represented with the international category referee Garib Aliyev.

We would like to remind that last year at analogous competition our Greco-roman wrestlers gaining World Cup wrote new history.

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Ministry of Youth and Sport
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National Olympic Committee
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Fédération Internationale
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