“When we reached the final, there were a lot of emotions, there was excitement. Of course, after we appeared, the excitement was behind us and we realized that we are stronger than the opponent.”
“Report”Dina Ulyanova, who won a gold medal with Azerbaijan’s 3×3 women’s basketball team at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games, said this according to the report of the employee sent to Konya.
The Azerbaijan national team won the Islamiad by defeating the host Turkey 14:12, Kyrgyzstan 21:4, Qatar 21:2 in the quarter finals, Uzbekistan 16:7 in the semifinals and Mali 21:6 in the final in group C. It is interesting that the women’s basketball team of Azerbaijan won gold medals at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games held in Baku 13:7 over Mali 5 years ago.
Dina Ulyanova, who was part of that team, said that it was more difficult for them to win in Baku: “It was more difficult in Baku. Because we were playing in front of our own fans, we felt extra responsibility. I am glad that we won the Islamiad for the second time in a row.”