Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 17 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Why this sport?
He met a person who suggested that he try Para sport. "I thought that my father would not allow me to take up sport due to my impairment but somebody told me that there was a coach who only trained Para athletes. My father said it was too dangerous at first but then he agreed to let me start training."
Name of coach
Ilqar Ibishov [national], AZE; Rasim Mammadov [father, personal], AZE
Painting portraits. (ru.oxu.az, 10 Aug 2019; Athlete, 20 Feb 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 49kg category at the 2018 European Championships in Berck-sur-Mer, France. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Apr 2021; Athlete, 20 Feb 2019)
Most influential person in career
His friends and his father. (Athlete, 20 Feb 2019)
Hero / Idol
Turkish weightlifter Halil Mutlu. (Athlete, 20 Feb 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Azerbaijan. (Athlete, 20 Feb 2019)
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 20 Feb 2019)
He is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
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