3500 junior sportmen from 170 countries of world, struggle in the contest to be lasted from August 16 to August 28. 14-18-aged sportmen struggle for 184 set of medals.
3 Azerbaijan representatives- Natig Gurbanli (judo-55 kg), Leyla Aliyeva (judo-44 kg) and Jeren Ozbek (taekwondo) were awarded to silver medal on August 17.
It should be noted that, Azerbaijan team includes Teymur Mammadov (freestyle wrestling- 63 kg), Igbal Hajizade (freestyle wrestling- 100 kg), Leyla Gurbanova (woman wrestling- 52 kg), Jabbar Najafov (Greco-Roman wrestling- 50 kg), Islambek Dadov (Greco-Roman wrestling- 69 kg), Said Guliyev (taekwondo- 73 kg), Gulkhanum Yeshildag (taekwondo- 55 kg), Jeren Ozbek (taekwondo- 44 kg), Safiya Polat (taekwando- 49 kg), Mahammadali Tahirov (taekwondo- more than 91 kg), Rufat Huseynov (taekwondo- 49 kg), Masud Yusifzade (box- 52 kg), Elvira Hasanova (swimming-freestyle swimming), Nazim Babayev (athletics- triple jump), Behefeta Abreha (running- 3000 meter), Yelena Gladkoa (athletics- beam jump), Boris Yotov (academic rowing), Natig Gurbanli (judo- 55 kg), Leyla Aliyeva (judo- 44 kg), Urphan Akhundov (shooter- pneumatic pistol- 10 meter) and Sugrakhanum Mugabilzade (archery).