Baku. 16 August. REPORT.AZ/ Greco-Roman wrestler Rasul Chunayev, representing Azerbaijan at Rio 2016, has held his first match.
Report informs, first rival of the 25-year-old athlete, 66 kg, at 1/16 finals was Cuban Miguel Martinez Palacio.
However, the rival gained 2 points at the first half, Chunayev got 4 points in the second half. As a result, he won 4:2 and qualified for 1/8 finals.
Notably, next rival of Rasul Chunayev will be Russian Olympic champion Islambek Albiev.