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Friday, 24 January 2014 18:41

Our wrestlers return from Teheran with 1 gold and 1 bronze medals / PHOTO

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The 34th“Yadigar Imam Cup” International Greco-Roman Wrestling Tournament has finished in Iran’s capital Teheran.

Wrestlers from Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Japan, Georgia, Hungary, Sweden and Armenia participated at the tournament. The members of our team completed the tournament with 1 gold and 1 bronze medals. In team qualification our team ranked third. The Iranian team ranked first, Hungary second.

Wrestlers in 59, 71, 80 and 98 kg weight classes competed on the first day of the tournament. Among our wrestlers Elman Mukhtarov (59 kg), Hajimurad Baghmanov (71 kg), Elvin Mursaliyev (80 kg) and Araz Hasanov (98 kg) competed on the first day. Only Elman Mukhtarov (59 kg) managed to become a medalist. Our wrestler won against local Museyib Akbari for the bronze medal. Elvin Mursaliyev (80 kg) and Araz Hasanov (98) completed the tournament ranking fifth.

Among our wrestlers who joined the competition on the second day, only Azad Aliyev (66 kg) managed to reach the final round. He easily won against wrestlers from Georgia, Hungary and Iran and became the gold medalist of the tournament, having scored a victory against another Georgian wrestler ahead of time. Niyamaddin Ibrahimov could not take advantage of his chance to win a bronze medal and ranked fifth.

We would like to remind that FILA has recently made changes into weight classes and it was the first tournament for our wrestlers in new categories.

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