Intigam Valizada was third in Europe

On July 19, Stockholm, capital of Sweden the Junior European Championship has started. On the first day of competition the winners have been announced in 42, 50, 58, 69 and 85 kg weight categories, freestyle wrestling.

The wrestler of "Neftchi Sports Club” Intigam Valizada (50 kg) has won a bronze medal in the continental championship. Our representative has won over the Georgian athlete Tamaz Savadze, the Russian athlete Aisien Vinokurov and the Moldavian wrestler Ion Butnaru and qualified for the semi-final. But at this stage, Valizada has lost to the Turkish athlete Engin Chetin and then faced to the Armenian athlete Harutyun Manukyan. Our representative has defeated his opponent and became third in the tournament.

Today, three more athletes of our club - Asgar Mammadaliyev (46 kg), Sabutay Amishov (54 kg) and Rashad Yusifli (76 kg) will compete in the tournament.

Note that, the Junior European Championship will end on July 24.