On December 16, the traditional open Karate “Zirve Cup” has been held in the competition hall of AAAF Park Residential Complex. Accompanied by great interest and high organizational success, the tournament determined the winners of various weight categories among children, youth and juniors representing the country’s strongest clubs and teams.
During the “Zirve Cup”, which attended by about 300 karate players representing 15 clubs, the participants had a great sporting event for the public. In particular, it is worth mentioning the organizer of Rustam Akberov, karate head coach of the “Zirve” Sports Club.
The opening ceremony of the competition was attended by the high guests, as well as Tofig Heydarov, the president of “Zirve” International Sport Clubs, and Yashar Bashirov, the president of Azerbaijan Karate Federation. First, the chief referee announced the opening of the tournament. Then the national anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan sounded. Tofig Heydarov and Yashar Bashirov spoke about the development of karate in recent years.
The representatives of “Zirve” ISC have been remembered with successful results. Members of our team made excellent performances and won numerous medals. “Zirve” managed to take the 2nd place in the team standings. 1st place was grabbed by “Gara Gaplan” and 3rd place by “Ganja”.
Congratulations to the head coach Rustam Akberov and our athletes for these superior performances, and wish them success in the upcoming competitions!