Eighth day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: wrestling and athletics

Eighth day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: wrestling and athletics

The eighth day of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games has kicked off in Baku. Today, the athletes will compete for 22 medal sets: athletics, diving, table tennis and wrestling competitions will be held.

Athletics competitions in men’s 1500m, men’s 400m hurdles, men’s 4X100m relay, men’s javelin throw, men’s high jump, men’s long jump, women’s 400m, women’s 1500m, women’s 4X100m relay, women’s discus throw will be held.

Mahir Amiraslanov (57 kg), Mahammad Muslumov (65 kg), Jabrayil Hasanov (74 kg) and Nurmahammad Hajiyev (97 kg) will represent Azerbaijan in men’s freestyle competitions.

The para-athletics competitions are underway as part of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. Today athletes will compete for medals in men's 400m (T12), men's 4 ✕ 100m relay (T11/T12/T13) and women's 200m (T12).

The winners in the women’s 10m platform competitions and men’s synchronized 3m springboard competitions will be determined.

The strongest athletes in table tennis competitions (singles) among men and women will also be determined.

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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