Wrestling: Azerbaijan won 4 medals on the first day of ‘Baku 2019’ Summer EYOF

Wrestling competitions of Summer European Youth Olympic Festival were held at Heydar Aliyev Arena today. Azerbaijan national team won 4 medals.  

Freestyle wrestler Abulfaz Nasirov won silver medal by defeating Harvey Ridings (Great Britain), Bejani Barsonizde (Georgia), Maqomedemi Eltemirov (Russia) and losing to Simone Vincenzo Pirod (Italy) in 55 kg category. Bronze medals went to Benedek Kiss (Hungary) and Maqomedemi Eltemirov (Russia). 

Thereby, Azerbaijani wrestlers won 2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal during the first day of the Festival. Greco-Roman wrestler Murad Sadiqli (45 kg) and freestyle wrestler Murad Haqverdiyev (45 kg) won gold, freestyle wrestler Abulfaz Nasirov (55 kg) won silver and Greco-Roman wrestler Nihad Mammadli (55 kg) won bronze medals. 

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