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Saturday, 14 January 2017 13:33

In the first day of Mushvig Isayev memorial tournament competed freestyle wrestlers / PHOTO

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20th international cadet freestyle and Greco-roman wrestling tournament to the memory of 20th January martyr Mushvig Isayev is going on in Baku Sport Palace.

Together with Azerbaijan athletes wrestlers from Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan attend at the tournament.

In the first day of the tournament 190 freestyle wrestlers competed in 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 63, 69, 76, 85 and 100 kg weighting categories.

Taking speech at the opening ceremony of the tournament chief-deputy of the Ministry of Youth and Sport Ismayil Ismayilov talked about care and attention by the president of Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev Ilham Aliyev to sport and physical training including wrestling as well as achievements of our sportsmen gaining at the international competitions. He also stated that in recent years sport rapidly develop in Azerbaijan. And encouraged fact that wrestling has its specific place among those sport disciplines.  

The vice-president of the National Olympic Committee Khazar Isayev told that wrestling historically was one of the most popular sport disciplines in Azerbaijan and added that as a logical result of care and attention to the sport in recent years our athletes gained high results. Moreover, potential in sport sphere in our country is also being increased.

Vice-president of Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation, Olympic champion Namig Abdullayev highly prizing importance of the tournament told about last year’s achievements of cadet athletes.

After speeches wrestlers fought for the medals. Sportsmen gaining first three places were presented diplomas, medals and value gifts. In team classification Azerbaijan became first, Kazakhstan second and Uzbekistan third and were presented cups.

42 kg
1. Umidjon Jalalov (UZB)
2. Tofig Aliyev
3. Ruslan Shikhiyev
3. Kanan Mammadzade


46 kg
1. Elman Kadırseit (KAZ)
2. Murshud Huseynov
Vajib Mammadov
3. Arslan Rakimov (UZB)


50 kg
1. Nurimbek Atabekuli (KAZ)
2. Jamshidbek Marufov (UZB)
3. Ramiz Hasanov
3. Tamerlan Ahmadov

54 kg
1. Daulet Temirjanov (KAZ)
Shahmurad Usuflu
Asgar Mammadaliyev
3. F
arid Ahmadov

58 kg
1. Vusal Huseynov
2. Firuz Yagubov
3. Alimukhtar Abbasov
3. Turan Bayramov

63 kg
1. Bilal Tavayev (RUS)
2. M
ohammad Nuriyev
3. M
ohammad Aliyev
Ikhtiyor Nurmuradov (UZB)

69 kg
1. Davud
2. Ruhlan M
3. Adilet Kabidulla (KAZ)
3. S
afar Hajiyev

76 kg
1. Islam Aliyev
2. Fuad Mayilov
3. Elmar Jalilov
3. Yusub Yusubov (RUS)

85 kg
1. Sanan Aliyev
2. Murad Hasanov
3. Ayaz Isbayilov
3. Farid Israfilov

100 kg
1. Adam Ismayilov
2. Aydin Ahmadov
Hamlet Nasibli
3. Bahdaulet Oserbay (KAZ)

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