BAKU-2015


European Games winner Asgarov dedicates victory to his country VIDEO

Baku, June 18, AZERTAC 

“I dedicate my victory to my country,” said freestyle wrestler Toghrul Asgarov, who emerged victorious in the men`s 65kg weight category, adding another gold to Azerbaijan`s medal tally at the First European Games.

“I`m extremely proud to receive the gold medal from President Ilham Aliyev,” he told AZERTAC.

“I set myself a goal to win gold. Except for Italian Frank Chamizo Marquez, who I took on in the final, I knew all my other rivals.”

The wrestler also said he hopes to shine at the forthcoming world cup and 2016 Olympic Games. “I believe I can win the world cup as well as Rio 2016 Olympic Games.” “I feel ready for that. I became an Olympic champion at the age of 19,” he added.

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