Dagestani judoka Isaev becomes two-time European Cup winner
Makhachkala, May 16, 2017. Isa Isayev from Dagestan won the European Cup in judo for the second time in a row. In the finals Isayev defeated the prize-winner of the Russian youth championship Alexander Kulikovsky.
The tournament was held in Orenburg. About 300 judokas from CIS countries, Europe and Asia took part in the sports event. Dagestani judo school inmate Isa Isaev turned out to be the best in the weight category up to 66 kg.
Isaev achieved similar victory at the same tournament a year before. In total, 33 athletes competed in the weights up to 66 kg. Only Isaev managed to go through the tournament without defeats. He won all the duels with opponents from Kazakhstan, France, Canada and the Netherlands, and in the finals took over the Russian Alexander Kulikovsky.