The opening ceremony of the freestyle wrestling tournament named after Heydar Aliyev was held in Georgia
Published in SportMonday, 10 May 2021 15:38
On May 2021, 9-10, a friendly tournament on Heydar Aliyev on free wrestling involving the Kvemo Kartli region of Georgia will be held.
The tournament organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Georgia, SOCAR Georgia and the Union of Azerbaijani Athletes of Georgia was opened in Marneuli on May 9
At the beginning of the opening ceremony of the freestyle wrestling tournament dedicated to the 98th anniversary of the birth of Great Leader Heydar Aliyev, Georgia and Azerbaijan's national anthem were sung.
Seymur Ilyasli, the first secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Georgia, who later told the opening speech of the tournament, stated that the tournament was held for the first time among young people on free wrestling dedicated to the memory of Great Leader Heydar Aliyev in Marneuli. On this occasion, athletes from different regions and villages have come to Marneuli, and the real holiday mood is in the region.
S. S. Ilyasli said that Great Leader Heydar Aliyev has always paid great attention to sports, which is an important tool for spiritual education, physical and mental development of young people. He stated that as a result of the attention and care shown by the National Leader to sports and physical education, the three-colored flag of Azerbaijan is waving in the most important international competitions.
S. S. The head of our state, who is a worthy follower of the Great Leader of Ilham Aliyev, has stated that he has continuous support for the development of young people and their preparation in order to achieve high results in international sports arenas.
The diplomat emphasized that the participation of this tournament in Marneuli is not random, and that every tournament held gives a big boost to the development of sports, and after each tournament, a massive stream of sports will begin.
S. S. As the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev emphasized, he is the President of every Azerbaijani living in the world. He said that, the desire of many of our compatriots living in Georgia to participate in this tournament today makes us very happy, we want each of our compatriots, every youth, every child, to participate in sports and win. He wished the athletes good luck on the occasion of the opening of this tournament.
At the opening ceremony of the tournament, Chief judge of the Georgian Wrestling Federation, as well as Chairman of the Georgian Union of Azerbaijani Sportsmen Tofig Akbarov, expressed that the sports holiday dedicated to the memory of Great Leader Heydar Aliyev was met with great joy in the region, and they would be grateful for the implementation of these events on this scale.
It should be noted that, about 150 sports clubs of 16 kg weight categories are participating in the tournament. Winners of the tournament will be awarded with trophies, medals and certificates. The award ceremony of the tournament will be held on May 10, 2021 in the gym of the AtaHolding building in Marneuli.