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Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers gain success in Russia

18 May 2010 [10:40] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman junior wrestlers successfully competed at the 10th International Tournament `The Samurgashev brothers` Prize` which kicked off in Rostov-on-Don, Russia on Friday.

The tournament has brought together national teams from Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Armenia, Estonia, Lithuania, Uzbekistan, Iran, Turkey and Israel.

Azeri wrestlers Rashad Shukurov weighing in 54 kg has won gold medal, while Karim Jafarov (42 kg) and Huseyn Shiraliyev (63 kg) have both won bronze. The Azerbaijani team is led by coaches Rasim Agayev and Afsar Namazaliyev.


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