The Republic Junior Judo Championship (U-23) was ended, started in the "Sarhadchi” Sports Olympic Complex, on October 12. 270 judokas (231 boys, 39 girls) from 49 teams competed in the tournament and "Neftchi Sports Club” were represented by 47 representatives.
The judoka of the club Murad Heydarli (66kg) and Aslan Mirzayev (90 kg) won all the matches and became the national champions. Famil Mammadzada (66 kg), Samir Agayev (81 kg) and Azar Yagubov (90 kg) lost only in the final and were awarded silver medals. Farid Gardashkhanov, Aghabay Aghazada (60 kg), Gnyaz Mahmudlu (66 kg), Murad Fatiyev (73 kg) and Huseyn Rahimli (81 kg) took the third places.
The women competitors of the club Nazakat Azizova (52 kg) ranked in the first place. Ulviyya Bayramova (48 kg), Maleyka Mammadova (52 kg), Nigar Jafarova (+78 kg) won silver medals and Shahla Babayeva (48 kg), Fatima Huseynova (52 kg) and Fidan Huseynova (63 kg) won bronze medals.