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Olokhan Musayev

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Fatima, son Haji
Residence
Baku, AZE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Azerbaijani, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2003 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Why this sport?
He initially took up powerlifting, but an injury to his left arm meant he switched to athletics.

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Azerbaijan

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, sports. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019; milli.az, 07 Jun 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the gold medal in the F55/56 shot put at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Apr 2021; Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family and friends. (bp.com, 29 Apr 2015)
Injuries
An injury to his left arm in 2007 meant he was unable to continue competing in powerlifting. (Zaur Jabrayil Facebook profile, 01 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always believe in yourself." (baku2017.com, 01 Mar 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he received a special award on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Azerbaijan. (sportline.az, 11 Jul 2019)

In February 2016 he was presented with a Diploma of Honour by the president of Azerbaijan. (baku2017.com, 01 Mar 2017)
Other sports
He has competed in powerlifting and arm wrestling at national level in Azerbaijan. (baku2017.com, 01 Mar 2017; bp.com, 29 Apr 2015)
Famous relatives
His son Haji has competed in athletics at national junior level. (milli.az, 07 Jun 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (milli.az, 07 Jun 2018)
Other information
FROM RUSSIA TO AZERBAIJAN
He was born in Derbent, Russian Federation. At age three, he moved with his parents and seven siblings to Azerbaijan and settled in Katekh village, near Balakan. (milli.az, 07 Jun 2018)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
He served as an ambassador for the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. (bp.com, 29 Apr 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F55/56 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F54-56 Final 2011-01-26 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-01 9
Men's Discus Throw F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-05 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F54-56 Final 1 2013-07-21 7
Men's Shot Put F56/57 Final 1 2013-07-26 4
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F56 Final 1 2015-10-22 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F56 Final Round 2016-09-10 4