Azerbaijani karateka Rafael Aghayev reaches semifinals at Tokyo Olympics
Azerbaijani karateka Rafael Aghayev reached semifinals at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
In the third bout Aghayev defeated Nurkanat Azhikanov (Kazakhstan) - 3-2.
Winning three straight matches, Aghayev will be facing Luigi Busa from Italy next.
Earlier, Aghayev defeated Tsuneari Yahiro (Australia) with a 5-0 score.
In the opening bout he defeated Noah Bitsch (Germany) with a 2-1 score.