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Karate World Champion Rafael Aghayev and his teammates from Azerbaijan visit Luxembourg

Karate World Champion Rafael Aghayev and his teammates from Azerbaijan visit Luxembourg
27 March 2015

We are happy to announce that Rafael Aghayev, a four times World Champion and nine times European Champion in Karate (the most recent title he got in Turkey on March 22nd 2015 as European Champion) and the number one in world ranking in karate is staying in Luxembourg for a couple of workshops.

He’s holding workshops with members of the National Karate Team of Luxembourg together with his teammates from Azerbaijan Asiman Gurbanov and Nurana Aliyeva, accompanied by the judge Jahangir Babayev.
Today, on March 27th, there will be competitions between Nurana Aliyeva, Cassy  Schmit and Tihpanie Bonnarde and between Asiman Gurbanov and Julien Van Schil , Tiago Costa and  Dylan Fonseca. The start is at 18.00 at the Dojo of the Sports Center “Coque”, the event is opened for public visitors.
Tomorrow on Saturday March 28th  the National team of Azerbaijan will hold Kumite workshops for children under 14 years (10-12.00) and for those above 14 (14-16.00), still at the Dojo of the Sports Center “Coque”.
The outstanding personality of Rafael, who takes his job extremely serious, but who remains modest and friendly, will certainly impress everyone who will have the chance to meet and remember this unforgettable experience. He isn’t only a highest level master of karate technics, but also lives the philosophy of this sport. We all wish him to get the Gold for Azerbaijan during the next European Olympic Games in June which will be held in Baku.

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