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ALIYEVA Irada
Sport Athletics, Para athletics
NPC Azerbaijan   
GenderWomen
Age26
Place of BirthBaku, AZE
Height1.62 m
Weight 74 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Baku, AZE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Azerbaijani, Russian
Higher education
Baku State University: Azerbaijan
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in 2005.
Why this sport?
"I come from a sporting family. My mother was interested in cycling and motorcycling, and my grandmother was involved in acrobatics. I initially wanted to play volleyball professionally, but I am not tall enough for that. Javelin is a complicated discipline and I enjoy tackling complicated tasks."
Club / Team
Neftchi Club: Baku, AZE
Name of coach
Bakhtiyar Zeynalov
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching movies, reading books. (baku2015.com, 21 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2015 Grand Prix event in Tunis, Tunisia. (baku2015.com, 21 Jun 2015)
Other sports
She competed against able-bodied athletes in the javelin event at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. (baku2015.com, 21 Jun 2015)
Other information
BREAK FROM THE SPORT
She returned to competitive action in 2014 after deciding to take a break from the sport in 2009. (baku2015.com, 21 Jun 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 Javelin Throw F13 42.58
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015 Javelin Throw F13 44.18