karateka won a medal at the European Junior and Youth Championships.
On the second day of the competition in Tampere, Finland, Rumil Jafarli (76 kg) advanced to the final in the kumite competition among 16-17-year-olds, but lost to Louzos Vasiliu of Cyprus 1: 2 in the decisive stage. Thus, our karateka was satisfied with a silver medal.
On the first day of the continental championship, Nihad Karimzadeh (+70 kg) and Rashid Suleymanov (63 kg) won gold medals in the 14-15-year-old kumite competition.
Another member of our team Aysu Aliyeva (47 kg) won a bronze medal.
Our national team participated in the European Championship with 24 karatekas. 1008 athletes from 45 countries are participating in the championship.