Victorious start from Azerbaijani wrestler

Heydar Aliyev Arena saw the kickoff of XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival. Today freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling competitions were held in 45 and 55 kg categories. 

Murad Haqverdiyev competing in A group entered the Games with a victory. Wrestler defeated Russian rival Eldar Asakayev in 45 kg category. Other Azerbaijani wrestler in A group Abulfaz Nasirov will face Harvey Ridings from Great Britain in 1/8 finals. Farid Sadikhli will face Italian Andrea Martino in qualification round of Greco-Roman wrestling while Nihat Mammadli will compete against Olivier Skripchak from Poland in 1/8 finals. 

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