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Azerbaijani athletes scoop eight medals in European Championship in Malta

22 June 2010 [13:33] - TODAY.AZ
The Azerbaijani athletes have snatched eight medals in the European Team Championships Third League in Marsa, Malta.
Layesh Abdullayeva won a gold medal in the steeplechase competetition. Silver medals came from Khayle Ibrahimov, Gezashin Seferova, Tilahin Aliyev. Tilahun Aliyev secured a bronze medal in the 5000 meter race. Khayle Ibrahimov won a gold medal in the 3000 meter race, Layesh Abdullayeva took the second place in the 1500 meter race. Gezashin Safarova finished 3rd in the 5000 meter race.

Azerbaijani team grabbed 3rd place in the 4x400 relay. The tournament brought together athletes from Azerbaijan, Albania, Andorra, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Cyprus, Georgia, Iceland, Luxembourg, Malta, and Macedonia.


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