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Azerbaijan secures 10 medal haul at European Wrestling Championship

19 April 2010 [17:58] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijani wrestlers have garnered a clutch of 10 medals, including 7 golds in the European championship in Baku.
Mahmud Mahammadov weighing in at 55 kg, Jabrayil Hasanov at 66 kg, Khetag Gazyumov at 96 kg grabbed gold medals in the freestyle event.

Another freestyle wrestler Sharif Sharifov (84 kg) gained silver, while Jamsulvara Jamsulvarayev won bronze in the 74 kg category.

Sona Ahmadli and Nadejda Sementsova claimed gold medals in the 59 kg and 67 categories respectively in the women's event.

Greco-roman wrestlers Elchin Aliyev weighing in at 55 kg and Hasan Aliyev at 60 kg won gold medals for Azerbaijan, while Elvin Mursaliyev grabbed silver in the 74 kg weight class.

Azeri wrestlers won 9 medals in the last European championship, including five golds.


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