Azerbaijani wrestlers win three medals at European Grappling Championships


Azerbaijani wrestlers captured three medals at the Senior, U20 & U17 European Grappling Championships 2024 held in Baku.

Eldar Mammadov secured the men`s 130kg silver, while Vahid Alakbarov and Vasif Safarbayov earned bronze medals in the 58kg and 100kg weight divisions, respectively.

Grappling is a style of wrestling that combines technique originated in different sports such as Freestyle Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Luta Livre Brasileira, Catch Wrestling, Judo, Sambo, and the aim of the sport consist in taking down and control the opponent on the ground and submit him using chokes and locks.