The U-23 World Wrestling Championship continues in Tirana, the capital of Albania.
Idman.biz reports that the last 5 members of the Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestling team joined the fight at the World Cup.
One of them reached the final. Both will fight for the bronze medal.
U-23 World Championship
Farid Sadikhli won a determined victory over Russian Vadimir Zabeyvorota in the 1/4 final after defeating Belarusian Maksim Stupakevich in the first match (3:3) based on the principle of last points - 4:3. He wrestled with Giorgi Tokhadze (Georgia) in the semi-finals. Farid was defeated and could not advance to the finals.
Ziya Babashov lost to Belarusian Gleb Makaranka in the 1/8 finals (3:3) based on the principle of the last point.
Khasay Hasanli defeated Hungary's Attila Toesmagi (9:1) in the 1/8 finals and Indian Deepak Punia in the 1/4 finals and qualified for the semi-finals. The Azerbaijani athlete faced Khvicha Ananidze (Georgia) on the way to the final. Khasay played the semi-final match at a high level and qualified for the decisive match.
Although 87 kg
Mahammad Ahmadiyev eliminated Belarusian Vasili Buhlak with a score of 6:1, he lost to Norwegian Exauce Mukubu in the 1/4 finals - 0:10.
Sarkhan Mammadov defeated the Czech Marcel Albini with a full advantage (8:0) and advanced to the semi-finals by overcoming the German Patrik Neumaier based on the principle of the last points (1:1). The team member will try Mykhailo Vyshnyvetskyi (Ukraine) for the final. In the match that ended with the score 1:1, Sarkhan lost according to the principle of the last point.