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Thursday, 22 August 2013 22:42

CWC-2013 third day: 2 wrestlers ranked fifth / PHOTO

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The World Cadet Wrestling Championship continues in Zrenjanin, Serbia. The cadet female wrestlers in 38, 43, 49, 56 and 65 kg categories joined the tournament on the third day of the championship. Azerbaijani wrestlers competed in 3 weights categories.

38 kg
Ulkar Babayeva lost to the Romanian wrestler in the ¼ final. She later competed for the bronze medal, however lost to the Norwich wrestler and ranked fifth in the championship.

43 kg
Turkan Nasirova scored two victories by fall: one in 1/8 final against the German wrestler (4:0) and the other in the ¼ final against the Turkish sportswoman (4:0). However, she then lost to the Bulgarian wrestler in the semifinal. Having lost to the Russian representative in the bronze medal match, Turkan Nasirova completed the championship in the fifth place.

49 kg
Leyla Gurbanova competed against the Japanese wrestler in the 1/8 final, however the bout was not very successful for our sportswoman. Leyla Gurbanova received another chance to join the repechages, but she could not take advantage of this opportunity.

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