The Republic Judo Championship was ended started in the Baku Sports Palace, on 14th February. 267 athletes of 45 teams from the capital and different regions participated in the tournament.
The junior judokas of "Neftchi Sports Club” won 19 medals (8 gold, 6 silver, 5 bronze) and took the first place in the team score. The athletes Ahmad Yusifov (60 kg), Ibrahim Aliyev (66 kg), Samir Agayev (81 kg), Ruslan Mirzayev (90 kg) and Zelim Kotsiyev (100 kg) won all matches and became the champions. Among the girls, Leyla Aliyeva, Valida Mirzazada (+70 kg) and Nigar Jafarova (+78 kg) repeated the same success.