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Milad Beigi awarded by Azerbaijan President

Azerbaijan - 2015/06/20 - Taekwondo fighter Milad Beigi Harchegani has won the 12th gold for Azerbaijan in the First European Games.

Milad Beigi


He emerged victorious in the -80 kg weight category.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, his wife, chairperson of the Baku 2015 First European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva and family members watched the final games of the fighters at Baku Crystal Hall.


On the way to the final, Harchegani defeated Serbian Damir Fejzic, British Lutalo Muhammad and Portuguese Julio Ferreira. He defeated Russian Albert Gaun 9-4 in the final.

Then the award ceremony was held.

President Ilham Aliyev presented the medals to the winners.

The national anthem of Azerbaijan was played, and the national flag of Azerbaijan was raised.

On the way to the final, female taekwondo fighter Farida Azizova (-67kg) beat Dutch Joyce Van Baaren, Turkish Nur Tatar, and Swedish Elin Johansson. She lost to Russian Anastasiia Baryshnikova 6-5 in the final, and claimed the silver medal of the First European Games.


MasTKD Team

Source: News AZ

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