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Azerbaijani judo fighters to test strength in Tunisia tournament

05 May 2010 [14:21] - TODAY.AZ
Judo Grand Prix tournament will take place in Tunis on May 7-9.
The Azerbaijan Judo Federation said Azerbaijani sportsmen Ilgar Mushkiyev, Vugar Shirinli (both - 60 kg), Ramil Gasimov, Tarlan Karimov (both - 66 kg), Orkhan Dunyamaliyev, Amil Gasimov (both - 73 kg), Elnur Mammadov, Elkhan Rajabli (both - 81 kg), Elkhan Mammadov (90 kg), Movlud Miraliyev, Elmar Gasimov (both - 100 kg) and Emil Tahirov (over 100 kg) will attend the tournament.

Once the Tunisian Grand Prix is over, the Azerbaijani team will hold training there to participate in the World Cup in Egypt on May 15-16. In the Land of the Pyramids, three other athletes will join the Azerbaijan team - Ramin Gurbanov (90 kg), Kifayat Gasimova (57 kg) and Ramila Yusubova (63 kg). This World Cup will provide licence for the London Olympic in 2012.


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