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

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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