Azerbaijani fencer Ruslan Hasanov reached the semi-finals of the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games held in Konya, Turkiye, Report informs.

The athlete finished the group stage with four victories and won the playoff against Turkiye’s Ege Say Ali with a score of 15:8.

Hasanov beat Saudi Arabia’s Javad Aldavud 15:8 in the 1/8 finals and then defeated Jordan’s Iyad Odeh 15:11.