Azerbaijani Aghayev completes Karate1-Premier League comeback with gold medal in Dubai

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Baku, April 11, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani fighter Rafael Aghayev has clinched the gold medal in the men's under 75 kilograms category to end his first Karate1-Premier League event of the season in style at Al-Ahli Club Dubai.

Aghayev dominated the division with a series of commanding victories and comfortably overcame Iran's Bahman Asgari Ghoncheh in the final to seal the 14th international gold medal of his career.

Other Azerbaijani karate fighter Shahin Atamov (+84 kg) grabbed the silver medal of the tournament.

Azerbaijan ranked 5th in the overall medal table of the tournament.

The tournament brought together 661 athletes from 59 countries.

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