The European Championship among boxers under 22 years of age continues in Budva, Montenegro.
Idman.biz reports that on the second day of the competition, 3 more athletes of the Azerbaijan national team won and qualified for the ¼ finals of the European Championship.
The European champion Nijat Huseynov (Azerbaijan) met Francesco Messineo (Germany) in his first match. Huseynov (51 kg) won with the score of 5:0 (29:28, 30:27, 30:27, 30:27, 30:27). He will fight with Italian Fares Al-Assi, who was not participated in the first round, in the quarter-finals. The meeting will be on November 16.
The finalist of the European Championship, Ruslan Gadirov (54 kg), also qualified by defeating Tommaso Sciacca (Italy) 3:2 (29:28, 29:28, 29:28, 28:29, 28:29) in the 1/8 finals. Gadirov will fought against Turkish Kaya Can in the 1/4 finals, which will take place on November 16.
Magsud Khasmetov eliminated Berat Civelek (Turkiye) in 60 kg. National member won 5:0 (29:28, 29:28, 29:28, 29:28, 29:28). He will face with Calum Owens (Ireland) in the 1/8 finals on November 14.
It should be noted that on the third day of the competition, 6 boxers of the Azerbaijan national team will enter the ring.