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Azerbaijani sumo wrestler claims world title

19 October 2010 [18:04] - TODAY.AZ
World Sumo Championship has wrapped up in Warsaw, Poland. President of the Azerbaijan Sumo Federation Samir Abdullayev said Azerbaijani wrestlers won three medals in the Polish capital.

Azerbaijani Namiq Sadigov overpowered rivals from Mongolia, Italy, Hungary and Japan to become world champion.

Among senior athletes, another Azerbaijani athlete Rashad Kazimov reached finals to claim a silver medal. In junior championship, Amiraslan Ahmadov (100 kg) won bronze medal beating his rival from Ukraine.


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