Azerbaijan’s Shikhalizade qualifies for Grand Slam final

Baku, May 10, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani judo fighter Nijat Shikhalizade (66kg) have reached the final of Baku Grand Slam tournament marking the 96th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev.

Shikhalizade will lock horns with Moldovan Denis Vieru in the gold medal bout.

Azerbaijan’s squad includes 43 judo fighters (28 men and 15 women).

The three-day tournament brings together 449 judokas from 57 countries.

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