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Young Azerbaijani female wrestlers win 6 medals in Turkey

14 April 2014 [12:50] - TODAY.AZ
Young Azerbaijani female wrestlers have brought home a clutch of 6 medals, including 3 golds in the 17th Victory Cup tournament in Antalya, Turkey.

Along with Azerbaijan, the tournament brought together female wrestlers from Turkey, Russia, Germany, France, Belarus, Georgia, Iran, Armenia, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

Gold medals came from Tatyana Vorontsova weighing in at 49kg, Leyla Gurbanova at 52kg and Anita Kalantarova at 70kg.

Turkan Nasirova and Sabina Hemzelzade scooped silver medals in the 46kg and 49kg divisions respectively, while Shabnam Ahmadova won bronze in the 52kg weight category.

Azerbaijan ranked third in the overall medal table. Turkey finished first, followed by Kazakhstan.



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