Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has congratulated the national team on the Greco-Roman wrestling that has won 2 golden and 4 bronze medals at the European Championship held in Italy’s Rome.
The congratulation post has been written on the official Twitter page of the head of state.
“I cordially congratulate our athletes, coaches and the entire Azerbaijani people in connection with the wonderful victory of our national team that has won 6 medals at the European Championship on the Greco-Roman wrestling for the first time in history,” the President highlighted.
It is noteworthy that Azerbaijani wrestlers Sanan Suleymanov (77 kg) and Rafig Huseynov (82 kg) have won gold medals at the European Championship. Eldaniz Azizli (55 kg), Murad Bazarov (60 kg), Ulvi Ganizade (72 kg) and Islam Abbasov (87 kg) have claimed bronze medals. The Azerbaijani national team has won a record number of medals – 6 medals at the European Championship for the first time in its history. Thus, the Azerbaijani national team has taken the second place after Russia (128) with 116 points.