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Abdullayev from Azerbaijan won men’s super heavyweight in Tokyo Olympics 2020


Tokyo- 24 July 2021 (TDI): Muhammad Abdullayev won in the men’s super heavyweight by 3-1 on the first day of Summer Olympics 2020, Tokyo.  In the men’s superheavyweight Round 32 event at the Tokyo Olympics, Bahrain’s Danis Latypov was defeated by Azerbaijan’s Mahammad Abdullayev.  Azerbaijan is presently vying for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. In the post-Soviet period, this is the country’s seventh straight participation at the Summer Olympics.

 At the Games, the Azerbaijani Republic’s National Olympic Committee sent a delegation of 56 competitors, 42 men and 14 women, competing in 18 sports, four of which were Olympic debuts (archery, slalom canoeing, track cycling, and triathlon). Azerbaijan has a long history of the sport, with traditional sports and pastimes stretching back millennia. The participants of the country are enthusiastically taking part in Fencing, Athletics, Badminton, Cycling, Gymnastics, Swimming, Taekwondo, Triathlon, Karate, Shooting, Boxing, Wrestling, and Judo.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Summer Olympics were initially planned to take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020, but were postponed to July 23 to August 8, 2021. There will be 33 sports represented in the Olympics, with 339 events spread over 42 venues.


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