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Junior Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler claims European title

19 June 2014 [13:57] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijan`s Nurmahammad Hajiyev has won the European Junior Wrestling Championships as it entered its second day in the Polish city of Katowice.

Hajiyev climbed on to the winner`s rostrum after defeating Bulgarian, Moldovan, Ukrainian and Georgian wrestlers in the 84kg weight category.

In the 66kg class, Murad Suleymanov earned Azerbaijan silver after losing to a Georgian wrestler in the final bout.

On his way to final, Suleymanov emerged victorious over rivals from Romania, Greece, Belarus and Turkey.



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