20 Azerbaijani wrestlers in Top 10 of World Rankings in their weight categories

Baku, July 17, AZERTAC

The United World Wrestling has released its rankings for June, 2017, where 20 Azerbaijani wrestlers are in Top 10 in their weight categories.

Georgi Edisherashvili (57kg), Jabrayil Hasanov (74kg), Alexander Qostiyev (86 kg), Aslanbek Alborov (97kg) and Jamaladdin Mahammadov (125kg) rank second, third, fourth, fourth and fifth respectively.

Mahir Amiraslanov (57kg), Haji Aliyev (61kg), Mahammad Muslumov (65kg) and Murad Suleymanov (74kg) are also in Top 10.

Azerbaijan’s female wrestler Mariya Stadnik (48kg) ranks second.

Another female wrestler Tatyana Omelchenko (60kg) is fifth, while Alyona Kolesnik (55kg) and Natalia Sinishin (58kg) are 9th places in their categories.

Greco-Roman wrestler Rasul Junayev retains dominance in the men’s 71kg weight class, in which while Hasan Aliyev ranks fifth.

Other Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers Murad Mammadov (57kg), Rafiq Huseynov (80kg), Islam Abbasov (85kg), Orkhan Nuriyev (98 kg) and Sabah Shariati (130kg) rank ninth, fifth, third, eighth and sixth respectively.

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