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World taekwondo champion from Azerbaijan advances to semifinals at Baku 2015

19 June 2015 [15:00] - TODAY.AZ

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter, world and European champion Radik Isaev advanced to semifinals in men’s taekwondo events (+80 kg) at the First European Games in Baku.

In the quarterfinals, Isaev defeated Jeroen Wanrooij (the Netherlands), 8:6.

Isaev won the gold medal at 2015 WTF World Taekwondo Championships. Moreover, he won the gold medal at the 2014 European Championships in men's taekwondo event (87 kg).

The European Games that kicked off in Baku June 12, will last till June 28. There is a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports.

More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe came to Baku to represent their nations over 17 days of competition. Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.

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