Baku, December 6, AZERTAC
Azerbaijan have named a squad for the WTF World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final to be held at Serhedci Olympic Sports Complex on December 9-10.
The squad includes Roman Samodurov (58kg), Aykhan Taghizade (68kg), Radik Isayev (+80kg), Milad Beigi Harchegani (80kg), Patimat Abakarova (49kg), Yaprak Erish (57kg) and Farida Azizova (67kg).
The event invites 128 top Olympic-ranked athletes, fighting in four female and four male weight categories, to earn ranking points in advance of the 2017 fighting season. A host of Olympic medal winners will be in action, but all local eyes are sure to be fixed on Radik Isaev, Azerbaijan’s gold medalist in the men’s heavyweight category.