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Azerbaijani karate fighters store 15 medals in Bosphorus tournament

08 April 2014 [10:19] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijani fighters have brought home a clutch of 15 medals, including 3 golds at the 27th International Bosphorus open karate tournament in Istanbul, Turkey.

Gold medals came from Rafael Aghayev weighing in at 75kg, Niyazi Aliyev at 67kg and female fighter Farida Aliyeva at over 59kg.

Other Azerbaijani fighters Rafiz Hasanov, Tural Baljanli and Ulvi Gurbanov won silver medals, while Aykhan Mamayev, Shahin Atamov, Orkhan Heydarli, Huseyn Aliyev, Asiya Malikova, Fidan Teymurova, Murad Balakishiyev, Murad Hajizade and Roman Heydarov garnered bronzes.

The tournament brought together 756 fighters from 16 countries.



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