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Azerbaijan 12th in Singapore Youth Olympics

26 August 2010 [17:35] - TODAY.AZ
Young Azerbaijani athletes grabbed 5 gold and 3 silver medals at Singapore Youth Olympic Games.
Thus, Azerbaijan ranked 12th in the team event.

China ranked 1st with 30 gold medals, Russia 2nd with 20 medals, while Ukraine 3rd with 10 medals.

In Greco-Roman event, the gold came from Azerbaijani athletes Murad Bazarov weighing in at 42 kg, Elman Mukhtarov at 50 kg and Patimat Bagomedova at 52 kg.

In free-style event, Ali Magomeddabirov weighing in at 100 kg snatched gold, while Kanan Guliyev at 54 kg silver medals.

Weightlifter Nijat Rahimov at 69 kg grabbed gold, while boxers Salman Alizade at 48 kg and Elvin Isayev at 57 kg silver medals.


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