Azerbaijani boxer receives license for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

  07 June 2021    Read: 294
Azerbaijani boxer receives license for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Azerbaijani boxing team won the fourth license for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, the Azerbaijani Boxing Federation told reporters.

According to the federation, Lorenzo Sotomayor (69 kg) won the 4th license, after Tayfur Aliyev (57 kg), Javid Chalabiyev (63 kg) and Alfonso Dominguez (81 kg).

Sotomayor, the silver medalist of Rio 2016, won the license for Tokyo 2020 after reaching the semifinals of the European Olympic qualifying tournament, being held in French Paris on June 4-8, 2021. Sotomayor defeated Alexander Radionov from Belarus.

The Olympic Games in Tokyo will be held from July 23 to August 8 this year.


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