The "Pan American Open" judo tournament has been finished in Lima, the capital of Peru. 288 (172 male, 116 female) athletes have participated in the competition from 60 countries. Aimed license to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro the last day of the competition have been successful for our national team.
The graduate of "Neftchi” Sports Club representing our country in the 81 kg weight category Abdulhag Rasullu has won the local athlete Daniel Vizcarra and the judoka of USA Shintaro Higashi and has reached the semifinal. At this stage Rasullu has lost to the Libyan Nacif Elias and has joined the fight for bronze medal. He has won the representative of Turkey Emirhan Yucel and has won the bronze medal of the prestigious tournament.
Other judoka of the club Tural Safguliyev (90 kg) has taken the 5th place.