European Championship: Athletes to represent Azerbaijan

2 April 2024 16:07
European Championship: Athletes to represent Azerbaijan

The names of the Azerbaijani judokas who will participate in the European Championship in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, have been announced. reports that our team will be represented by 13 athletes in 9 weight classes.

The coaching staff of the championship will give chance to Leyla Aliyeva (48 kg), Gultaj Mammadaliyeva, Aydan Valiyeva (both 52 kg), Acelya Toprak (57 kg), Balabey Aghayev, Turan Bayramov (both 60 kg), Yashar Najafov (66 kg), Hidayat Heydarov, Rashid Mammadaliyev (both 73 kg), Zelim Tckaev (81 kg), Murad Fatiyev, Eljan Hajiyev (both 90 kg) and Zelym Kotsoiev (100 kg).

The competition will be held on April 25-27.

It should be noted that in order to prepare for the national European championship for men and women, they participated in Austria, Russia, Portugal, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Uzbekistan, Japan, Turkiye and in local training camps many times.

The judokas will perform under the leadership of Richard Trautman, head coach of the adult team, senior coaches Elchin Ismayilov and Slavko Tekic, and Rashad Mammadov, head coach of the women's team.