Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Jabrayil Hasanov, 79 kg, had his next meeting at the European Championship in Rome, Italy. He defeated Armenian Arman Avagyan in the 1/4 finals with a score of 8: 4 and reached the semifinals. Armenians objected the decisions twice. However, only one of their challenges was accepted.
Three-time European champion Jabrayil Hasanov defeated Nika Kentchadze (Georgia) and Omaraskhab Najmudinov (Romania) in the qualifying round. Agahuseyn Mustafayev (70 kg) earlier defeated Armenian Gevorg Mkheyan.