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2015 European Games: Gazyumov hands hosts Azerbaijan wrestling gold


2015 European Games: Gazyumov hands hosts Azerbaijan wrestling gold


The inaugural European games continued in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday.

Gold medals were on offer at the Baku Shooting Centre.

Zorana Arunovic continued Serbia’s strong start to the competition.

The 2010 world champion fired her way to gold in the women’s 10-metre air pistol final.

She beat Sonia Franquet of Spain into second place, while Viktoria Chaika of Belarus won bronze.

Russia overcame a couple of mistakes to take gold in the Rhythmic Gymnastics group all-around final:

Despite the errors with the clubs and hoops Russia held off competition from Israel and Belarus at the National Gymnastics Arena to claim the title.

The home crowd were sent into wild celebrations at the Heydar Aliyev Arena when Khetag Gazyumov won the 97 kilo freestyle wrestling title.

In the final the former World and European champion beat Georgia`s Elzibar Odikadze.

After five days of competition the host nation are second in the medals table with 11 gold – five fewer than leaders Russia.

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