Azerbaijani wrestling team ranks 3rd at European U-23 Championship

Baku, March 26, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan`s wrestling team ranked 3rd (48 points) at the European Under-23 Championship underway in the Polish city of Walbrzych.

The second day of the championship saw competition of wrestlers in the 61, 70, 86 and 125kg weight categories.

On the way to final, Azerbaijani wrestler Mahammadhaji Khatiyev (86kg) beat his Turkish, Hungarian, Greek and Russian rivals. In the final round he faced Belarusian athlete and satisfied with silver.

Another Azerbaijani wrestler Ali Magomedabirov (125kg) has won bronze medal after beating Ukrainian rival.

The 3rd day of the championship will see competition of women wrestlers in the 48, 55, 60 and 69 kg weight categories. Azerbaijani women wrestlers will compete at the 3 weight categories.

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