Valeria Mamedova: medal of Islamic Games is important for any athlete
Medal of tournament of such a large-scale as the Islamic Games is very important for any athlete, Valeria Mamedova, a member of Azerbaijani volleyball team, said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza.
At the same time, she noted that the fact that competitions were held in Azerbaijan attaches even greater importance to the medal.
According to her, it's important for any athlete to hear the anthem of his country and see how national flag rises.
Speaking about future plans of the Azerbaijani national team, she said that on Saturday, the team is going to Bulgaria, where in the beginning of June five games of the qualifying tournament for the World Cup wil be held.