In Tirana, the capital of Albania, the European Championship among taekwondo players under the age of 21 was concluded.
According to the information provided by the Taekwondo Federation to apasport.az website, the Azerbaijani national team won another medal on the last day of the competition.
Javad Agayev climbed to the second step of the honorary chair as part of the team coached by head coach Reza Mehmandost and senior coach Elnur Amanov.
Our taekwondo player defeated Pablo Patino (Spain) 2:1 in the 1/16 finals and advanced to the final after defeating Alexios Bougas (Greece), Furkan Korpe (Turkey) and John Porha (Germany) 2:0.
Agayev also faced a Turkish athlete in a decisive battle.
The meeting with Arslan Demir was intense.
Javad won the silver medal as the opponent won with a score of 2:1.
With this, the number of prizes won by the national team led by the vice-president of the Azerbaijan Taekwondo Federation Niyamaddin Pashayev in the European Championship reached 3.
Before Agayev, Sayyad Dadashov (54 kg) won a gold medal, Eltaj Gafarov (74 kg) won a bronze medal.
It should be noted that after the European championship, the team will try its strength in the G2 open Albanian championship to be held in Tirana on October 1-2.