Baku, June 13, AZERTAC
Three men and three women Azerbaijani karate fighters are vying for medals as kumite event kicks off in Baku Crystal Hall as part of the first European Games.
In the women`s event, Azerbaijan`s hopes are pinned on Nurana Aliyeva, Ilaha Gasimova and Farida Abiyeva.
Firdovsi Farzaliyev, Niyazi Aliyev and Rafael Aghayev are set to contest medals in the men`s event.
Karate event, in which 96 fighters will vie for 12 medals, end on June 14.