Azerbaijani boxer Mahammad Abdullayev has advanced to quarterfinals at the EUBC Under 22 European Boxing Championships, held in Russia’s Vladikavkaz, ONA reports.
On the fourth day of the tournament, Abdullayev, who is competing in the weight category of +91 kg, defeated the Georgian boxer Giorgi Tchigladze with an aggregate score of 5-0 (30-27, 30-27, 29-28, 30-26, and 30-27).
In the quarterfinals Abdullayev will face Russia’s Vladislav Muravin. The fight is scheduled for March 13.
The eighth-finals boxing competitions among women will also wrap up today. Azerbaijan is represented by Gunel Rahimova (48 kg), who will face Russia’s Ekaterina Paltceva.