City weightlifting championships took place


On November 17-18, “Sumgait-Zirve” Sports Club hosted the open city weightlifting championship among boys and girls born in 2003 and under, dedicated to the “17 November – National Revival Day”. Republican Sports Center of “Tahsil”, Sumgait City Specialized Children-Youth Sports-Chess School №1 and 36 weightlifters of “Zirve” were attended by the competition. Arzu Mammadova (40 kg), Gunel Mukhtarlı (45 kg), Zehra Niftaliyeva (49 kg) and Hajar Rafili (64 kg) in the women’s weight categories, Raman Amrahlı (33 kg), Turan Aliyev (36 kg), Azer Mansimov (39 kg), Farid Mardanov (45 kg), Fuad Gadimov (49 kg), Mardan Mardanov (55 kg), Javidan Mukhtarlı (61 kg), Murad Aliyev (67 kg), Rabbani Niftaliyev (73 kg), Murad Babazadeh (81 kg) and Ali Shukurlu (89 kg) among men stood on the top of the podium in the competition. The winners and rewarders of the competition were awarded with diplomas, medals and cups of the General Directorate of Youth and Sports. The open city weightlifting championship of “Neftchala-Zirve” Sports Club dedicated to the “17 November – National Revival Day” was held in the sport hall of Kholgarabujag village of Neftchala region. Kazimov Ramiz, Safarov Elmar, Malikov Ziya, Abdullayev Elbrus, Mamayev Yashar, Hasanov Tarif, Khalilov Kanan and Taghiyev Avaz bagged the gold in their age groups.