The 22nd International Freestyle, Greco-Roman and Women Wrestling tournament, dedicated to the memory of outstanding Ukrainian wrestlers and coaches, held in Kiev. Up to 500 athletes from 37 countries competed for the champion title.
Three wrestlers of the national team and "Neftchi Sports” Club won medals of the tournament. Islam Abbasov, representing our country in the weight category up to 87 kg in Greco-Roman wrestling, confidently went on to the final. Our athlete, who was defeated only in a decisive match, was awarded a silver medal. Elvin Mursaliyev (82 kg) took the third place.
In the freestyle wrestling competition, our three-time world champion Haji Aliyev (65 kg) reached to the final, but eventually won the international tournament's silver medal.