Baku, June 10, AZERTAC
Azerbaijani karate fighters have topped the Koshiki Karatedo Asian Open Cup tournament in Barnaul, Russia.
Azerbaijan`s squad included six fighters, who ranked first in the bunkai kumite event. Russia took second place, while Kazakhstan finished third.
In individual event, Asim Mammadli (55kg), Asiman Namazov (73kg) and Faig Bayramov (+82kg) claimed gold medals. Asaf Mammadov (55kg) and Alina Berzigiyarova (48kg) won silver medals. Nazim Movsumzade grabbed bronze in the 73kg class.
In kata competitions, Nazim Movsumzade and Alina Berzigiyarova snatched gold medals, while Asiman Namazov earned bronze.