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Mahammadrasul Majidov, Haji Aliyev to receive Presidential allowances

06 September 2017 [13:00] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews


By Laman Ismayilova

President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to award individual Presidential allowances to three-time world champions Haji Aliyev and Mahammadrasul Majidov.

The athletes were awarded for their contribution to the development of sports in Azerbaijan, the decree says.

Aliyev claimed his third world champion title at the 2017 World Wrestling Championships in Paris, France.

He faced with Russian Gadzhimurad Rashidov in the final match. The fight ended with the victory of Aliyev with a score of 7: 1.

Mahammadrasul Majidov (+91kg) claimed his third world title at the 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships.

The boxer defeated Kazakh Kamshibek Kunkabayev 4-1 in the final bout in the 91kg weight category.

He became the first Azerbaijani boxer who achieved such success.

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