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On June 26, Paralympic judo fighters joined competitions at the 1st European Games. A favourite of the competition, Ilham Zakiyev won one more gold medal to Azerbaijan.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, First Lady, Chairperson of the 1st European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva and family members watched the competition.
In the 90-kg weight category, Ilham Zakiyev, having defeated his Ukrainian rival Alexander Pominov in the finals, won the gold medal.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev presented medals to the sportsmen-winners.