Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Patimat Abakarova (49 kg) has progressed to the semifinal of the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkiye, after defeating Farida Sauman of Nigeria.

Earlier, Azerbaijani Hanna Skydan claimed a gold medal in the women’s hammer throw, while Alexis Copello grabbed a silver medal in the men’s triple jump event and Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Gashim Magomedov clinched a bronze medal of the tournament.