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Azerbaijan’s Gasimov claims Olympic judo silver [UPDATED]

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Baku, August 12, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani judo fighter Elmar Gasimov (100kg) has claimed a silver medal of the Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

He was defeated by Czech Lukas Krpalek by ippon in the final.

 

Baku, August 11, AZERTAC

20:02

Azerbaijani judo fighter Elmar Gasimov has progressed to the semifinal of the Olympic Games in Rio.

He destroyed Egyptian Ramadan Darwish by ippon.

The semifinal will pit Gasimov against Ukraine`s Artem Bloshenko.

19:17

Azerbaijani judo fighter Elmar Gasimov has qualified for the quarterfinal of the Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

He defeated Algerian Lyes Bouyacoub in the round of 16.

Gasimov will face Egyptian Ramadan Darwish in the quarterfinal.

17:34

Azerbaijani judo fighter Elmar Gasimov (100kg) has qualified for the round of 16 at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

Gasimov defeated Russian Tagir Khaibulaev in the round of 32.

He will next take on Algerian Lyes Bouyacoub.

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