Baku, May 16, AZERTAC
Azerbaijan`s Elkhan Mammadov has become the winner of the International Judo Federation's Grand Prix stage in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Mammadov secured the title thanks to a victory over Brazilian Rafael Buzacarini in the men`s 100kg weight class.
Ushangi Kokauri (+100 kg) grabbed silver for Azerbaijan, while Mammadali Mehdiyev (90kg) claimed a bronze medal.
Azerbaijan`s squad included 14 judo fighters.
Nearly 420 fighters from more than 80 countries challenged the rating points at the tournament needed to book a spot in the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio.