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Ramil Guliyev named Athlete of Month

05 September 2017 [11:41] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews


By Laman Ismayilova

Azerbaijani Ramil Guliyev, now representing the Turkish national team, has been crowned the Athlete of the Month award in Europe.

Guliyev, world 200m champion, has been voted the European Athlete of the Month for August based on retweets and Facebook likes and shares, according to European Athletics.

He received an overwhelming 5,700 retweets, along with 647 likes and 127 shares on Facebook, Azertac reported.

In August , he claimed the world 200m title in 20.09 before winning the Birmingham Diamond League in 20.17.

He also secured gold at the Diamond League in the race at the same distance in England’s Birmingham city and silver in the race at 100 m distance at the ISTAF Games in Berlin.  

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