Fifth day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: swimming, taekwondo and weightlifting

Fifth day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: swimming, taekwondo and weightlifting

The fifth day of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games has kicked off in Baku. Today, the athletes will compete for 23 medal sets: shooting, swimming, taekwondo and weightlifting competitions will be held.

Shooting competitions will continue today. Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Final, 10m Air Pistol Final and Skeet Final, as well as women’s 10m Air Pistol Final will be held.

Meanwhile, men’s 100m freestyle and 800m freestyle, 200m butterfly, 50m backstroke and 100m breaststroke, as well as women’s 200m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 100m breaststroke, 50m backstroke, 400m individual medley and 4x100m freestyle relay competitions will be held.

Moreover, taekwondo finals will start at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Women’s will compete in the weight categories of 46, 53, 57 kg, and men’s will compete in the weight categories of 54 and 58 kg.

Weightlifting tournaments will also continue today (men’s 77 kg, men’s 85 kg, men’s 94 kg).

In addition, men’s 100m, 400m and 5,000m race, discus throw, triple jump, shot put F57 competitions, as well as women’s 100m, 800m race and 400m hurdles, 100m T12, hammer throw and triple jump competitions will be held.

Boxing competitions will continue in the weight categories of 52, 64, 75 and 81 kg. 

Tennis, volleyball and water polo competitions will also continue as part of the Islamic Solidarity Games.

The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games are held in Baku from May 8 to 22. Athletes will compete at 16 sports facilities in 20 types of sports - 17 Olympic and three non-Olympic ones. 

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