From the 12th of June to 19, European Master Weightlifting Championships have been organized in Rovaniem, Finland. In the competitions, attended by nearly 500 athletes from more than 30 countries, Azerbaijan representatives got on the platform as well.
In the 55kg bodyweight category of M-60 group, Akif Aliev tested his power. He owned the silver with a total of 124kg (58+66) result.
Vladimir Jilyayev joined the struggle in the 96kg bodyweight category of M-70 group. He captured the silver medal of European Championships with 163kg (72+91).