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Tuesday, 16 July 2013 21:12

Universiade-2013: Kamran Mammadov won a silver medal

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The 27th International Universiade wrestling matches finished today in Kazan, Russia.

According to the program, the Greco-Roman wrestlers competed in 60, 74 and 96 kg weight categories on the last day of the tournament. Our wrestlers completed the day with 1 silver medal.

60 kg
Kamran Mammadov joined the tournament from 1/8 final and scored a confident victory against Croatia’s Tonimir Sokol (7:0). In ¼ final our wrestler won against the Iranian sportsman Mohammed Nurbakhishi (6:4). Without giving even a chance to Georgia’s Tornike Turkishvili in the semifinal (6:0), Kamran Mammadov reached the final. He had to compete against Russia’s Ivan Kuylakov for the gold medal. However, the last bout was not successful for our wrestler. Thus, Kamran became the silver medalist of the Universiade.

74 kg
Elvin Mursaliyev competed and won against Georgia’s Lasha Lolashvili (9:2) in the 1/16 final. Scoring another victory against the German wrestler Damian Hartman (5:2), our wrestler reached the ¼ final. This time he won against Turkey’s Osman Kose (7:4). In the semifinal Elvin Mursaliyev had to compete against the Russian sportsman Roman Vlasov. This match was not successful for our wrestler. Elvin lost the bronze medal match to Armenia’s Arsen Julfalakyan and completed the tournament in the fifth place.

96 kg
Araz Hasanov joined the tournament from 1/8 final and won against Kyrgyzstan’s AmanToktogonov (8:0). Having won against Germany’s Felix Radinger (3:1) in the ¼ final, our wrestler reached the semifinal, where he lost to Russia’s Nikita Melnikov. Our wrestler also lost the bronze medal match to the Georgian wrestler Mikheil Kajaia and ranked fifth at the tournament.

We would like to remind that our wrestlers won 1 gold and 1 bronze medal on the first day of the Greco-Roman wrestling matches.

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