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Azerbaijani boxers win European bronzes

27 September 2017 [16:05] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

Junior Azerbaijani boxers have claimed two bronze medals at the European Championships held in Albena, Bulgaria.

The tournament brought together 260 boxers from 32 countries.

Boxers Salim Salimov and Murad Allahverdiyev grabbed medals for Azerbaijan in the 63kg and 75kg classes ,respectively, Azertac reported.

Salim Salimov defeated Mickak Jarlinski (Poland) and Elvin Aliyev (Ukraine), but lost to England's Jack Olifant in the semi-final.

Allahverdiyev didn't` give a chance to Moldovan Pavel Plato, Belarusian Denis Lapshanski and  Armenian Rafael Hovannisyan.

In the semi-final, the Azerbaijani boxer lost to Bulgarian Daniel Lyubenov and claimed  bronze.


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