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Azerbaijan starts better than ever in Antalya

5 Mar 2016 20:30

   Emir Incegul / Turkish Judo Federation
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At the European Cup for Cadets in Antalya Azerbaijan was the big winner at the first day. The lightweight men of Azerbaijan have a reputation and started better than ever before. Never the azeri won 4 gold medals at the first day in Antalya, three for the boys, one for Shahana Hajiyeva who won gold U44kg.

Hostnation won gold by Muhammed Yildirim U66kg and in the young women’s category U40kg by Dilan Dogan. Turkey won 10 medals in total.

Antalya is the third European Cup for Cadets this year. The first two events were held in Fuengirola and Follonica in February. Rovshan Aliyev won his second title this season in his category U50kg.

Germany’s Jana Gussenberg won gold U44kg. Primo Gefen of Israel captured the gold U52kg. Georgia didn’t win gold today, but claimed 8 medals, three silver and five bronze.

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  • Dilan Dogan (TUR), Bahar Inal (TUR), Lidia Marin (ROU), Gamze Sayma (TUR) - European Cup Cadets Antalya (2016, TUR) - © Emir Incegul, Turkish Judo Federation
  • Muhammed Yildirim (TUR), Levan Gugava (GEO), Shalva Gazashvili (GEO), Aleko Mamiashvili (GEO) - European Cup Cadets Antalya (2016, TUR) - © Emir Incegul, Turkish Judo Federation
  • Jana Gussenberg (GER), Kader Divan (TUR), Tugce Beder (TUR), Natalia Kipshidze (GEO) - European Cup Cadets Antalya (2016, TUR) - © Emir Incegul, Turkish Judo Federation

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