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Azerbaijani judo fighters crowned European champion in team event

Baku, September 19, AZERTAC

Young Azerbaijani judo fighters have become the European champions in the men’s team event.

Azerbaijani fighters also won seven medals, including three golds at the tournament held in Maribor, Slovenia.

The gold medals came from Karamat Huseynov (60kg), Hidayat Heydarov (73kg) and Zelim Kotsoyev (100kg).

Rashkhan Bakhishaliyev (55kg) and Murad Fatiyev (73kg) captured silver, while Gultaj Mammadaliyeva and Nazakat Azizova scooped bronze medals in the women`s 48kg and 52kg divisions respectively.

The tournament brought together 402 judo fighters from 41 countries.

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