Dagestani judoka wins European Judo Cup in St. Petersburg
Makhachkala, April 17, 2017. Dagestani judoka Ramazan Abdulayev became a winner of the open European Judo Cup among juniors, taken place in St. Petersburg on April 15-16, www.judo.ru reports.
About 300 strongest judokas from 15 countries, including representatives of eight republics of the former USSR, as well as judokas from Japan, Argentina came to participate in the international tournament.
On the first day of the competition, Ramazan Abdulayev obtained the gold medal for the Russian team in the weight category up to 60 kg. Dagestani sportsman had five victorious fights on the tatami of the Sports Palace "Jubilee".
Acting in the weight category up to 55 kg, another native of Dagestan Murad Mirzazhanov was close to the victory, but in the duel for the third place, Mirzazhanov lost to a judoka Murtaza Sheriev.