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Azerbaijani judoka in finals of Baku 2015

25 June 2015 [16:48] - TODAY.AZ

Azerbaijani athlete Orkhan Safarov, competing in men’s -60 kg in judo, advanced to the finals at the First European Games in Baku June 25.

In the semifinals, Safarov defeated Spain’s Francisco Garrigos. In the finals, the Azerbaijani judoka will face Beslan Mudranov, representing Russia.

The European Games that kicked off 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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