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Samir Nabiyev

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F57

Further personal information

Residence
Baku, AZE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Azerbaijani, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para athletics in 2011 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Why this sport?
His parents encouraged him to try Para athletics.
Name of coach
Vladimir Zayets [personal], AZE

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Azerbaijan

General interest

Hobbies
Boxing. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the F57/58 discus at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Apr 2021; Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Vladimir Zayets. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
US boxer Mike Tyson. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport is the most powerful medicine for people with impairments. It brings confidence and community. It can of course bring medals but, at any level, sport is a force for good." (asapesgold.com, 25 Jan 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2013 he received a sporting achievement award from the National Paralympic Committee of Azerbaijan. (azernews.az, 21 Jan 2014)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2021)
Impairment
His impairment was caused by the bone condition osteomyelitis. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F57/58 Final Round 2012-08-31 5
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F57/58 Final 1 2013-07-22 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F57 Final 1 2015-10-27 6
Men's Discus Throw F57 Final 1 2015-10-30 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F57 Final Round 2016-09-17 7