In the semifinals, he defeated the Egyptian Ahmed El-Sayed Hegazi. The opponent was leading 6:0, but Nasibov managed to snatch the victory 7:6.
"I have tears. I had a very difficult way to this Olympics. Many thanks to Ukraine. I love this country. This is all for Ukraine," Nasibov said after the fight.
Furthermore, Ukrainian Zhan Belenyuk is in the semifinals of Greco-Roman wrestling at the Olympics. He already has a silver medal at the Rio Olympics. The Ukrainian Kolyadenko lost in the semifinals of the Olympic tournament and will now compete for bronze in the weight category up to 62 kg.
As it was reported earlier, Ukraine has six medals - a silver and five bronze medals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.