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Tuesday, 22 September 2015 13:01

After first attempt our wrestling national teams ranked in first three / PHOTO

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On 7-12 September of 2015 in Las Vegas, USA was held the next seniors’ wrestling world championship. The most important difference of this championship from others was gaining licensees to XXI Summer Olympic Games would be held in 2016 in Rio-de-Janeiro, Brasil.

Azerbaijan wrestling teams were entirely represented at the championship with 23 sportsmen. From 18 possible licensees to Rio Olympic Games our wrestlers gained 11 from the first attempt. At the mundial our Greco-roman wrestlers Rovshan Bayramov (59 kg), Elvin Mursaliyev (75 kg), Saman Tahmasibi (85 kg) and Sabah Shariati (130 kg), female wrestlers Mariya Stadnik (58 kg), Anjela Dorogan (53 kg) and Yuliya Ratkevich (58 kg), freestyle wrestlers Togrul Asgarov (65 kg), Magomedgadji Khatiyev (86 kg), Khetaq Gazyumov (97 kg) and Jamaladdin Magomedov (125 kg) gained licensees to Olympic Games.

On the total number of gaining Olympic licensees Azerbaijan left behind only Russia (12 licensees). If we look at the totals of the championship in various disciplines we will see that on the number of gaining Olympic licensees all 3 our teams ranked in first three.

So, our Greco-roman wrestlers competing first two days at the mundial gaining licensees in 4 weighting categories shared 1st place with Russia. Our wrestlers distinguished in 59, 75, 85 and 130 kg. Iran and Ukraine located after Azerbaijan gained 3 licensees each.

 Other 4 licensees to Rio Olympic Games fall to the share of our freestyle wrestlers. Freestyle wrestling national team gaining licensees in 65, 86, 97 and 125 kg on number of licensees located after Russia (6) and Iran (5) ranked 3rd. Georgian and Mongolian teams got 4 licensees each.

Our female wrestlers at this mundial secured 3 from possible 6 licensees. Getting licensees in 48, 53 and 58 kg our team left behind only Japan (5 licensees) and China (4 licensees). Sweden female team gained 3 Olympic licensees as well.

Our wrestlers couldn’t gain licensees from the first attempt will compete at continental and world qualification tournaments. European qualification tournament will be held on 15-17 April of 2016 in Zrenjanin, Serbia. World qualification tournament will take place on 22-24 April in the capital of Mongolia Ulan Bator and last world qualification tournament will be held on 6-8 May in Istanbul, Turkey.

At the XXXI Summer Olympic Games to be held on 5-21 August of 2016 in Rio-de-Janeiro, Brasil our freestyle wrestlers will compete in 57, 65, 74, 86, 97 and 125 kg, Greco-roman wrestlers in 59, 66, 75, 85, 98 and 130 kg, female wrestlers in 48, 53, 58, 63, 69 and 75 kg weighting categories.

 We would like to remind, that at the Olympic Games independent Azerbaijan national wrestling teams joining up to this time gained entirely gained 14 medals. 4 of them are gold, 5 are silver and the rest 5 are bronze medals.  

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