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Azerbaijani karate fighters claim two gold, one silver and two bronze at Baku 2017
President Ilham Aliyev presented medals to winners VIDEO

Baku, May 14 AZERTAC

Azerbaijani karate fighters have claimed two gold, one silver and one bronze at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President of the National Olympic Committee Ilham Aliyev and family members watched the final bout.

Rafael Agayev secured the gold medal thanks to a victory over Pakistani Ghulam Abbas in the 75kg division final.

Female fighter Farida Abiyeva won the gold medal for Azerbaijan after beating Iranian Rozita Alipourkeshkaal 3-0 in the 61kg class final.

Then an awarding ceremony was held.

President Ilham Aliyev presented the medals to the winners.

The national anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was played and the flag was raised in honor of the karate fighters.

Karate fighter Ilaha Gasimova (55kg) has claimed a silver medal at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games.

Karate fighter Firdovsi Farzaliyev (60kg) has grabbed a bronze medal at the Games. He beat Indonesian Suryadi Suryadi 6-0 in the bronze medal bout.

Female karate fighter Nurana Aliyeva (50kg) has claimed a bronze medal at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. She defeated Indonesian Srunita Sukatendel in the bronze medal bout.

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