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Monday, 12 January 2015 10:29

Wrestlers to essay powers at Mushvig Isayev memorial tournament

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The 18th international cadet freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling tournament in memory of Mushvig Isayev will be held in Baku on 16-17 January, 2015. The purpose of the tournament is to commemorate the 20 January martyr MushvigIsayev, increase the cadet wrestler’s experienceand skills, discover new promising wrestlers and achieve development and popularity of freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling.

The tournament is held in 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 63, 69, 76, 85 and 100 kg weight classes according to the current United World Wrestling rules. Wresters, born in 1998-2000 may take part in the competition. Besides Azerbaijani wrestlers, the championship will also welcome sportsmen from Turkey, Iran, Russia, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

The tournament will last two days and be held at “Sarhadchi” Sports Olympic Complex. The official opening ceremony of the tournament will start at 17:00, 16 January.

The freestylers will wrestle on the first day and the Greco-Roman wrestlers will compete on the second day of the tournament. The top three wrestlers will be awarded with diplomas, medals and money prizes.

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Ministry of Youth and Sport
of Azerbaijan Republic

National Olympic Committee
of Azerbaijan Republic

Fédération Internationale
des Luttes Associées