The 3rd Republican tournament allocated to memory of Hajibaba Askerov took place

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On December 28, the 3rd Republican Traditional Tournament devoted to Honored coach of Azerbaijan, international referee-Hajibaba Askerov’s memory took place in the competition hall of AAAF Park Residential Complex. The competition, which was accompanied by a high level of organization, was of great interest, so the audience witnessed the intense struggle for medals on the platform.

In the competition of individual character, men and women weightlifters, as well as masters participated, winners were determined according to the Sinclair schedule. The champions and prize-winners were awarded with medals, diplomas and souvenirs.

At the opening ceremony of tournament, first, the General Secretary of AZE WF took a floor. He expressed his satisfaction with the next competition:  “It has already been a good tradition. We celebrate Hajibaba Askerov’s memory for the third year in the competition hall. We, as AZE WF, will go on to support the organization of tournament. I welcome all, “Let the strong win”, and wish success to the participants. ”

Gulara Narimanova, daughter of Hajibaba Askerov, also thanked the organizers of the competition:” Hajibaba Askerov was a lover of weightlifting and devoted his life to the development of this sport. To honor his memory with such a prestigious competition is the result of respect to him and to generally weightlifting. I congratulate all of you on the forthcoming New Year and the World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day and wish new and greater success in the new year”.

Then, on behalf of AZE WF, the daughter of Hajibaba Askerov was presented with a commemorative plaque and a medal.

As for the competitions, the female athletes were the first to compete on the platform. Sabina Azimova was gold medalist surpassing all her competitors with a total of 152 kg (68+84) result and 217.7 Sinclair point. Marziyya Maharramova took the second place with a total of 136 kg (59+77) result and 209.5 Sinclair point, the third was Gunel Valiyeva with a total of 149 kg (67+82) result and 200.3 Sinclair point.

The struggle for the male athletes was also interesting. Kamran Ismayilov was the triumphant of competition with a total of 320 kg (145 + 175) and won 363.41 point. The runner-up was Kenan Khalilov with 273 kg (123 + 150) and 349.62 point, however, the bronze went to Elshad Sharifov with 263 kg (115 + 148) and 338.73 point.

Finally, the masters came out on the platform. Sardar Guliyev earned gold medal with a total of 150 kg (65 + 85) and 343.73 point. Elnur Huseynov clinched the second place with a total of 277 kg (125 + 152) results and 337.82 point, the third was Zafar Tagiyev with 219 kg (96+123) result and 334.70 Sinclair point.

The aim of the tournament is to promote Hajibaba Askerov’s life and sporting activities among the growing generation of athletes and young people, to enhance weightlifting and to increase the athletes’ level of mastery.

Women

 N       Name Year     City  Club Weight Snatch Clean and Jerk Total Point
1. Azimova Sabina 2000 Lankaran Zirve 55.0 68 84 152 217.7
2. Maharramova Marziyya 1996 Goranboy Zirve 49.8 59 77 136 209.5
3. Valiyeva Gunel 1997 Baku MOİK 60.6 67 82 149 200.3
4. Alizadeh Gulchin 1997 Gazakh Zirve-Avaiator 55.8 62 75 137 194.2
5. Mirzezadeh Fidan 2004 Baku Tahsil 65.1 65 85 150 192.8
6. Garayeva Seljan 2005 İsmayıllı Zirve 46.8 47 63 110 177.9
7. Abdurrahmanova Fidan 1999 Baku Tahsil 92.3 70 90 160 174.8
8. Mukhtarlı Gunel 2003 Sumgait Tahsil 48.6 52 58 110 172.7
9. Ahmedova Khanımana 2002 Sumgait Tahsil 64.0 50 65 115 149.3
10. Rashidova Elnara 2004 Sumgait Zirve 114.8 50 61 111 114.3

 

Men

 N    Name Year     City   Club WEight Snatch Clean and Jerk Total  Point
1. İsmayılov Kamran 1993 Sumgait Zirve-Aviator 94.0 145 175 320 363.41
2. Khalilov Kanan 1999 Neftchala Aviator 73.5 123 150 273 349.62
3. Sharifov Elshad 1997 Shamakhi Zirve 72.8 115 148 263 338.73
4. Mirzayev Sanan 1999 Baku Spartak 82.0 130 150 280 338.34
5. Taghızadeh Jeyhun 1995 Lankaran Zirve 87.5 130 158 288 337.45
6. Aliguliyev Kanan 1998 Lankaran Zirve 74.6 115 141 256 325.16
7. Taghıyev Avaz 2002 Neftchala Zirve 52.7 90 110 200 320.9
8. Baghırov Farid 1998 Baku MOİK 68.5 110 127 237 316.4
9. Gasımzadeh Umid 2001 Jalilabad Zirve 85.0 116 133 249 295.6

 

Masters

 N    Name Year    City  Club Weight Snatch Clean and Jerk Total Point
1. Guliyev Sardar 1950 Sumgait Zirve 78.6 65 85 150 343.73
2. Huseynov Elnur 1984 Khırdalan Zirve 93.6 125 152 277 337.82
3. Taghıyev Zafar 1973 Ganja Tahsil 75.0 96 123 219 334.70
4. Zeynalov Nizami 1973 Ganja Tahsil 59.0 85 95 180 320.33
5. Mammadov İltifat 1965 Sumgait Zirve 91.0 77 97 174 264.19
6. Akberov Emin 1973 Sumgait Zirve 88.0 81 97 178 251.05

 

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