Sahib Bagirov won a silver medal at the world championship - PHOTO

9 April 2024 17:46
Sahib Bagirov won a silver medal at the world championship - PHOTO

The World Strongman Championship was held in Dubai.

According to the information provided to by the Azerbaijan Strongman Federation, a team of 5 people represented our country in the World Cup.

He went to the competition with the support of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and won 1 national medal. Sahib Bagirov (95 kg) won a silver medal in second place among his 25 competitors.

The World Championship was significant for the Azerbaijan Strongman Federation. Jamal Ahmadzada, a member of the Federation and an international judge, defended justice at the World Championship for the first time.

Elnura Baghirova, another member of the Azerbaijan national team, was the fourth in the championship, where she appeared for the first time, standing one step away from the medal. European champion Nijat Huseynov (110 kg) was not able to take part in the award winners due to injury. He finished the race in eighth place.

The national team of Azerbaijan competed in the championship under the leadership of Bakhtiyar Guliyev, vice-president of Azerbaijan Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation for strongman sports. Athletes from 35 countries competed for the first place in the championship.