Sixth day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: athletics and wrestling
The sixth day of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games has kicked off in Baku. Today, the athletes will compete for 41 medal sets: athletics, shooting, swimming, taekwondo, water polo, weightlifting and wrestling competitions will be held.
Shooting competitions will continue today. Mixed Team's 10m air 50 pistol final, 10m air 50 pistol qualification, 10m air 50 pistol medal ceremony, skeet final, skeet qualification, team skeet medal ceremony will be held.
Meanwhile, women's 50m freestyle, 50m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 200m breaststroke, 4 ✕ 100m medley relay, as well as men's 50m butterfly, 100m freestyle, 50m butterfly, 4 ✕ 100m medley 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 - 105 kg, men's +105 kg, women's - 90 kg, women's +90 kg).
In addition, men’s 200m, 400m and 800m race, 110m hurdles, triple jump and discus throw, as well as women’s 200m, 800m race and 3000m steeplechase, hammer throw and pole vault competitions will be held.
Wrestling and table tennis competitions will start today. Men's Greco-Roman (59kg, 71kg, 80kg, 98kg, 59kg, 71kg, 80kg, 98kg) competitions will be held in the morning.
Boxing, 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.