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Azerbaijani wrestlers win six medals in Turkey

31 January 2011 [14:25] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijani Greco-roman wrestlers have brought home a clutch of 6 medals, including two golds from an international tournament dedicated to memory of Vehbi Emre in Istanbul, Turkey.

Gold medals came from Rafig Huseynov weighing in at 74 kg and Saman Tahmasibi at 84 kg.

Other Azeri wrestler Eldaniz Azizli grabbed silver in the 55 kg class, while Elchin Aliyev, Rustam Aliyev and Shalva Gadabadze won bronze medals in the 55 kg, 66 kg and 96 kg weight categories respectively.

The tournament brought together 230 wrestlers from 15 countries. Turkey ranked first in the medal table, followed by Azerbaijan and Iran.


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