Chunayev into semifinal

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Rasul Chunayev has reached the semifinal of the Rio Olympic Games.

He destroyed Algerian Tarek Aziz Benaissa 10-2 by technical superiority.

Chunayev will next lock horns with Armenian Migran Arutyunyan.


Azerbaijan’s wrestler Rasul Chunayev has qualified for the quarterfinal of the Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

Chunayev defeated Russian Islambek Albiev 3-2 by technical points.

He will next face Algerian Tarek Benaissa Aziz.


Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler, the country’s gold medal hope in the 66kg weight class Rasul Chunayev has won his first bout in the Rio Olympic Games.

Chunayev beat Cuban Miguel Martinez Palacio 4-2 by technical points to qualify for the round of 16.

He will next take on Russian Islambek Albiev.