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Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers rank 3rd in medal table of U23 Senior European Championships

Baku, April 3, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have finished third in the overall medal table of the U23 Senior European Championships held in Szombathely, Hungary.

The Greco-Roman wrestlers grabbed three golds and a bronze medal. The gold medals came from Murad Mammadov (59kg), Islambek Dadov (71kg) and Orkhan Nuriyev (98kg). Eltun Vezirzade won the bronze medal in the 80kg weight category.

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers claimed five European medals, including two golds. Teymur Mammadov (63kg) and Hajimurad Omarov (70kg) became the European champions, while Ali Rahimzade (61kg), Ismayil Abdullayev (74kg) and Kanan Aliyev (86kg) scooped the bronze medals of the tournament.

The Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers ranked fourth in the overall medal table.

Female wrestlers Leyla Gurbanova (53kg) and Alyona Kolesnik (58kg) earned the silver and bronze medals for Azerbaijan respectively.

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