The national championships were held in Azerbaijan

February 26 2023

From February 17 to 20 in Baku were held Championships and SAMBO Championship of Azerbaijan. The competitions were dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev. Up to 500 participants from different regions of the republic took part in the competitions, held in the capital sports complex “Baku Palace of Sports”. During the tournament the participants competed for medals in 8 weight categories among juniors and 7 among boys and men.

The competition began with a minute of silence in memory of those killed in an earthquake in Turkey, which occurred 06.02.2023.

The opening ceremony was attended by guests of honor Ragif Abbasov (Head of the Main Department of Youth and Sports of Baku), Elchin Mailov (World Sambo Champion), President of the Federation Jeyhun Mammadov and others. After the sounding of the National Anthem, president of the Federation Jeyhun Mammadov made a speech.

The competition was a qualifying competition for the National Sambo Team.

The closing and awarding ceremony was also attended by guests Ragif Abbasov (head of the main department of youth and sports of Baku), Vugar Alakbarov (amateur boxer, a bronze medalist of the Summer Olympic Games 2000), Elchin Mailov (world champion Sambo) and president of the Federation Jeyhun Mammadov.

Results of the winners:


53 kg Kerimli Togrul

58 kg Ismailov Nijat

64 kg Verdiyev Elsever

71 kg Rijat Nadirov

79 kg Suleymanly Sulkhan

88 kg Jamal Bagishov

98 kg Gezalov Faraj

+98 kg Rohit Salimov


58 kg Babayev Sahib

64 kg Sabzaliyev Abdurrahman

71 kg Alizadeh Janali

79 kg Samed Shykhyev

88 kg Zeynalli Sadig

98 kg Rasul Aidamirov

+98 kg Mammadzade Muhammad


58 kg Mehman Khalilov

64 kg Seyidaliev Mirfattah

71 kg Kasymov Hajali

79 kg Adilzade Adil

88 kg Huseynov Jeyhun.

98 kg Javadzade Shirin

+98 kg Orhan Madizhdly