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Azerbaijani wrestlers scoop five medals in Istanbul tournament

04 February 2014 [10:41] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have brought home a clutch of five medals, including a gold from the Vehbi Emre tournament in Istanbul, Turkey.

Gold medal came from Rasul Chunayev weighing in at 71kg.

Other Azerbaijani wrestlers Shahriyar Mammadov weighing in at 85kg gained silver, while Rustam Aliyev, Saman Tahmasibi and Elvin Mursaliyev won bronze medals in the 71kg, 98kg and 75kg divisions respectively.

Along with Azerbaijan, the tournament brought together wrestlers from Turkey, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Lithuania, Uzbekistan, Iran, Lebanon, Romania and Kyrgyzstan.

Azerbaijan ranked third with 39 points. Turkey topped the table, followed by Belarus.



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