As part of the first European Games the taekwondo competitions have today started in Baku Crystall Hall, SIA informs.
On men’s 58 kg weight category, Mahammad Mammadov represented Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter won Israeli athlete Gili Haimovits with a score of 7:4. His next opponent will be Jesus Tortosa Gabrera from Spain in the 1/4 finals.
On women’s Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Patimat Abakarova defeated Russian athlete Alexandra Lichagina with a score 7:1.
She will compete with Ioanna Kuotsu (Greece) in the 1/4 finals.