Judokas Vugar Talibov and Aytaj Gardashkhanli reach semifinals as part of EYOF Baku 2019
Azerbaijani judokas Vugar Talibov and Aytaj Gardashkhanli reach semifinals of judo competitions as part of the XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku.
Aytaj Gardashkhanli (57 kg) gained a victory over a Romanian judoka in 1/4 finals, and Vugar Talibov (73 kg) defeated a Czech athlete in 1/4 finals.
Another Azerbaijani judoka Metin Rzazade (66 kg) lost to Russian athlete Saikhan Shabikhanov in 1/4 finals.
The XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival is being held in Baku on July 21-27. The festival will be attended by more than 3,900 athletes from 48 European countries. Athletes will compete in ten kinds of sports - gymnastics, athletics, basketball, cycling, handball, judo, swimming, tennis, volleyball and wrestling. In total, athletes will compete for 135 sets of medals.