Ramil Guliyev named Ath­lete of Month

Azer News - - Country Guide - By La­man Is­may­ilova

Azer­bai­jani Ramil Guliyev, now rep­re­sent­ing the Turk­ish na­tional team, has been crowned the Ath­lete of the Month award in Europe.

Guliyev, world 200m cham­pion, has been voted the Euro­pean Ath­lete of the Month for Au­gust based on retweets and Face­book likes and shares, ac­cord­ing to Euro­pean Ath­let­ics.

He re­ceived an over­whelm­ing 5,700 retweets, along with 647 likes and 127 shares on Face­book, Az­er­tac re­ported.

In Au­gust , he claimed the world 200m ti­tle in 20.09 be­fore win­ning the Birm­ing­ham Di­a­mond League in 20.17.

He also se­cured gold at the Di­a­mond League in the race at the same dis­tance in Eng­land’s Birm­ing­ham city and sil­ver in the race at 100 m dis­tance at the ISTAF Games in Berlin.

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