On January 13-16, the Azerbaijani Judo Championship among girls and boys was held in Baku. The competition was organized by the Azerbaijan Judo Federation and the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan Republic. About 570 athletes (479 boys, 89 girls) from different regions and cities competed here. The main purpose of the competition was to increase the geography of judo in Azerbaijan, to raise awareness among teenagers and gather skilled players to the team.
In the championship, “Zirve” also succeeded. Under the leadership of specialists Elmaddin and Hatam Ahmadov, two of our players could get on the podium.
In the girls’ competition, Narmin Soltanova won a silver medal in the weight category of 40 kg.
Khalid Mammadov was awarded a bronze medal in the weight category of 50 kg.