"Mingechevir Regatta-2023" jointly organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Azerbaijan Canoe and Rowing Federation has been concluded.
Idman.biz reports that the national team of Azerbaijan won 5 more gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals on the last day.
Amil Ramazanov reached the top of the podium twice, reaching the finish line faster than everyone. He won the 200m and 1000m in the 1-man kayak.
The hegemony of Azerbaijani athletes was also experienced in the 2-person kayak at a distance of 200 m. In the competition of rowers born in 2007-08, Giyas Ahmadov and Riyad Ismayilzade won gold, Subhan Hasanov and Rashad Dadashov won silver, Nihat Guliyev and Shahin Isayev won bronze medals.
Among athletes born in 2007-08, Alimurad Hajizade was the 1st in the 200 m kayak race. Azerbaijani couple Alimurad Hajizade and Vajib Babayev beat all their competitors in the 200 m race of athletes born in 2009-10. Omer Gamarli and Ivan Vorobzhansky won bronze medals.
The team thus, the national team completed the "Mingechevir Regatta-2023" in which 14 teams from 8 countries participated with 20 medals. 8 of them were awarded with gold, 4 with silver, and 8 with bronze. With this indicator, our team won the first place in the "Mingechevir Regatta-2023" Cup in Kayak and Canoe. The winner in academic rowing was the Georgian team.