Minsk-2019: Azerbaijani judokas end day with 1 silver and 1 bronze medal - UPDATED-2

Minsk-2019: Azerbaijani judokas end day with 1 silver and 1 bronze medal - UPDATED-2
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  • calendar-gray 23 June 2019

The Azerbaijani team won two more medals at the Second European Games held in Minsk, Belarus, APA's correspondent reports from Minsk.

Both medals were won in 73kg of male judo.

Rustam Orujov, the flagman of the Azerbaijani national team, met Tommi Machias of Sweden in the finals. The finalist of the Rio 2016, was defeated and won the silver medal of the European Games and the European Championship.

Another athlete Hidayat Heydarov has faced Lasha Shavdatuashvili (Georgia) for the third place. Hidayat Heydarov defeated Georgian opponent and won a bronze medal.

Note that the number of medals of the national team of Azerbaijan in Minsk-2019 has reached 6.

***17:03

Judo competition of the II European Games held in the capital of Belarus, Minsk continues, APA's correspondent in Minsk reports.

Azerbaijani men judokas have performed their next fight  in the men's 73 kg weight class. Rustam Orujov, the flagman of the Azerbaijani national team, has met with Greek Georgios Azoidis at the semifinal. Azerbaijani judoka has qualified to the final with a confident victory. He will face Tommi Machias, Swedish opponent at the decisive meeting. Hidayat Heydarov, who fights in a consolatory fight, has defeated Armenian Ferdinand Karapetyan. His opponent for the bronze medal will be Lasha Shavdatuashvili (Georgia).

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