Azerbaijani wrestler crowned European champion

Thu 11 Apr 2019 12:11 GMT | 16:11 Local Time

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Freestyle wrestler Sharif Sharifov (92kg) has bagged another gold medal for Azerbaijan at the European Championships in Bucharest, Romania.

He secured the gold medal thanks to a victory over Polish Zbigniew Baranowski 9-1.

On the way to the final, Sharifov defeated Russian Magomed Kurbanov 6-2 and Georgian Irakli Mtsituri 8-2.

Azerbaijani Haji Aliyev (65kg) and Jabrayil Hasanov (79kg) also reached the top of the European podium.




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