The team for the first competition of the year has been announced - Rafig Huseynov in Olympic weight

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2 January 2024 10:31
The team for the first competition of the year has been announced - Rafig Huseynov in Olympic weight

The first wrestling competition of 2024 will start on January 10.

Idman.biz reports that Croatia will host the 6-day tournament.

Free wrestlers will join the fight in Zagreb Open first. Later, the winners of women's wrestling and Greco-Roman will be determined.

Azerbaijan ordered 27 wrestlers to UWW for the competition. Rafig Huseynov returned to the Olympic weight of 87 kg.

Islam Bazarganov (57 kg), Aliabbas Rzazade (61 kg), Ziraddin Bayramov (65 kg), Jabrail Gadjiev (74 kg), Arsen Joyev, Osman Nurmohammedov (both 86 kg), Giorgi Meshvildishvili and Vahit Galayev (each two will represent 125 kg).

Eldeniz Azizli (55 kg), Nihat Mammadli (60 kg), Murad Mammadov (63 kg), Hasrat Jafarov (67 kg), Ulvi Ganizade (72 kg), Khasay Hasanli, Sanan Suleymanov (both 77 kg) in the Greco-Roman category. , Islam Abbasov, Rafig Huseynov (both 87 kg), Murat Lokiayev, Murad Ahmadiyev (both 97 kg), Sabah Shariati, Beka Kandelaki (both 130 kg) will compete for medals.

Elnura Mammadova (53 kg), Gultekin Shirinova (55 kg), Jala Aliyeva (57 kg), Alyona Kolesnik (59 kg), Birgul Soltanova (62 kg) and Elis Monolova (68 kg) will compete for medals in women's wrestling.

Emin Aga
Idman.biz