"Neftchi” Sports Club’s another athlete has gained bronze medal at Judo Grand Prix competition, held in Jeju,the city of South Korea. In 100 kg weight category, Elmar Gasimov has won over Pakistan representative Hussain Shah, Iranian Javad Mahjoub and Russian Arsen Omarov and he has reached to the semifinal.
At this stage, our judoka has lost to Cuban athlete Armentoros Yoze, but our judoka has won Japanese Kensuke Sakamoto in the fight for bronze medal. Gasimov has won his opponent with ippon and he has been awarded the bronze medal of the race.
And struggling with the same weight category, club’s other judoka Elkhan Mammadov has ranked in the 7th place.
Note that, in the previous days of the tournament club’s graduates Orkhan Safarov (60 kg) and Rustem Orujov (73 kg) won bronze medals.
Thus, Azerbaijan judokas have gained 3 bronze medals in Jeju Grand Prix and all of them belong to "Neftchi” Sports Club’s representatives.