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Kazakhstan targets five sports at Baku Islamic solidarity Games

Baku, May 7, AZERTAC

Kazakh athlete will compete in five out of the 20 sports included in the programme for this month's fourth edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.

A total of 32 Kazakh athletes will vie for medals in boxing, judo, freestyle wrestling, women`s wrestling and taekwondo.

Athletes from Islamic countries will be representing their nations over 10 days of competition across 20 different sports which include 23 disciplines (Athletics and Para Athletics, Aquatics – Diving, Aquatics – Swimming, Aquatics – Water Polo, Basketball 3x3, Football, Gymnastics – Artistic, Gymnastics – Rhythmic, Wushu, Table Tennis, Handball, Judo and Blind Judo, Wrestling – Greco, Wrestling – Freestyle, Shooting, Tennis, Volleyball, Boxing, Zurkhaneh, Karate, Taekwondo and Weightlifting) in 16 world-class sporting venues in Baku.

Baku was awarded the Games at the General Assembly of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) in Jeddah in July 2013.

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