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Chunayev into semifinal [UPDATED ]

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Baku, August 16, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Rasul Chunayev has reached the semifinal of the Rio Olympic Games.

He destroyed Algerian Tarek Aziz Benaissa 10-2 by technical superiority.

Chunayev will next lock horns with Armenian Migran Arutyunyan.

18:00

Azerbaijan’s wrestler Rasul Chunayev has qualified for the quarterfinal of the Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

Chunayev defeated Russian Islambek Albiev 3-2 by technical points.

He will next face Algerian Tarek Benaissa Aziz.

17:37

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler, the country’s gold medal hope in the 66kg weight class Rasul Chunayev has won his first bout in the Rio Olympic Games.

Chunayev beat Cuban Miguel Martinez Palacio 4-2 by technical points to qualify for the round of 16.

He will next take on Russian Islambek Albiev.

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