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Friday, 25 December 2015 13:27

For the organization of the competitions AWF was selected federation of the year / PHOTO

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On December 24 the Ministry of Youth and Sport in the expiring year awarded distinguished sportsmen, coaches and teams.

On the event for the organization high level competitions Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation was awarded. The prize was presented to the secretary-general of AWF Ajdar Djafarov by the deputy minister of  Youth and Sport Intigam Babayev.

From sportsmen were awarded winner of the 1st European Games – runner-up and bronze medalist of the Olympic Games on female wrestling, world and 4 times European champion Maria Stadnik, world champion on Greco-roman wrestling Rasul Chunayev, Olympic and European champion of freestyle wrestling Togrul Asgarov and European and twofold world champion Hadji Aliyev.

At the event best coaches were awarded as well. The head coach of the Greco-roman wrestling national team Djamshid Heyrabadi, senior coach of freestyle national team Firdovsi Umudov and senior coach of junior freestyle wrestling national team Asgarkhan Novruzov were distinguished as well.

Also our Greco-roman wrestler Rasul Chunayev got merited master of sport rank. International category referee Asif Shiraliyev was awarded in nomination “referee of the year”.

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