Baku, May 21, AZERTAC
Azerbaijani wrestler Elis Manolova has defeated Kazakh Zhamila Bakbergenova to claim gold in the women`s 69kg weight class at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chair of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games Organising Committee Mehriban Aliyeva and her family members watched the final bout.
On the way to the final, Manolova beat Cameroonian Blandine Metala Epanga and Turkish Buse Tosun.
Bangladeshi Sherin Sultana and Turkish Buse Tosun took bronze medals.
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chair of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games Organising Committee, President of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation Mehriban Aliyeva 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 champion.
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