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Azerbaijan at the Olympics

Azerbaijan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Azerbaijan
IOC code  AZE
NOC National Olympic Committee of the Azerbaijani Republic
Website www.noc-aze.org (Azerbaijani) (English)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Russian Empire (1900–1912)
Soviet Union (1952–1988)
Unified Team (1992)

Azerbaijan first participated at the Olympic Games as an independent nation in 1996, and has sent athletes to compete in every Games since then.

Previously, Azerbaijani athletes competed as part of the Soviet Union at the Olympics from 1952 to 1988, and after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan was part of the Unified Team in 1992.

Azerbaijani athletes have won a total of twenty-six medals at the Summer Olympic Games, in wrestling, shooting, boxing, judo, and weightlifting. The nation has not won any medals at the Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee of Azerbaijan was created in 1992 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1993. They have most recently competed in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Contents

  • Medal tables 1
    • Medals by Summer Games 1.1
    • Medals by Winter Games 1.2
    • Medals by sport 1.3
  • List of medalists 2
  • Participants by sport (Summer Games) 3
  • Participants by sport (Winter Games) 4
  • Flag Bearers 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7

Medal tables

Medals by sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Wrestling 4 5 5 14
Shooting 1 0 2 3
Judo 1 0 1 2
Boxing 0 0 6 6
Weightlifting 0 0 1 1
Total 6 5 15 26

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Abdullayev, NamigNamig Abdullayev 1996 Atlanta Wrestling Men's freestyle flyweight
 Gold Meftakhetdinova, ZemfiraZemfira Meftakhetdinova 2000 Sydney Shooting Women's skeet
 Gold Abdullayev, NamigNamig Abdullayev 2000 Sydney Wrestling Men's freestyle flyweight
 Bronze Alakbarov, VugarVugar Alakbarov 2000 Sydney Boxing Men's middleweight
 Gold Mansurov, FaridFarid Mansurov 2004 Athens Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight
 Bronze Aslanov, FuadFuad Aslanov 2004 Athens Boxing Men's flyweight
 Bronze Mammadov, AghasiAghasi Mammadov 2004 Athens Boxing Men's bantamweight
 Bronze Ashumova, IradaIrada Ashumova 2004 Athens Shooting Women's 25 m pistol
 Bronze Meftakhetdinova, ZemfiraZemfira Meftakhetdinova 2004 Athens Shooting Women's skeet
 Gold Mammadli, ElnurElnur Mammadli 2008 Beijing Judo Men's 73 kg
 Silver Bayramov, RovshanRovshan Bayramov 2008 Beijing Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 55 kg
 Silver Rahimov, VitaliyVitaliy Rahimov 2008 Beijing Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 60 kg
 Bronze Shahin Imranov 2008 Beijing Boxing Men's featherweight
 Bronze Miraliyev, MovludMovlud Miraliyev 2008 Beijing Judo Men's 100 kg
 Bronze Stadnik, MariyaMariya Stadnik 2008 Beijing Wrestling Women's freestyle 48 kg
 Bronze Khetag Gazyumov 2008 Beijing Wrestling Men's freestyle 96 kg
 Gold Toghrul Asgarov 2012 London Wrestling Men's freestyle 60 kg
 Gold Sharif Sharifov 2012 London Wrestling Men's freestyle 84 kg
 Silver Rovshan Bayramov 2012 London Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 55 kg
 Silver Stadnik, MariyaMariya Stadnik 2012 London Wrestling Women's freestyle 48 kg
 Bronze Mammadov, TeymurTeymur Mammadov 2012 London Boxing Men's heavyweight
 Bronze Majidov, MagomedrasulMagomedrasul Majidov 2012 London Boxing Men's super heavyweight
 Bronze Valentin Hristov 2012 London Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
 Bronze Ratkevich, YuliyaYuliya Ratkevich 2012 London Wrestling Women's freestyle 55 kg
 Bronze Emin Ahmadov 2012 London Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 74 kg
 Bronze Khetag Gazyumov 2012 London Wrestling Men's freestyle 96 kg

Participants by sport (Summer Games)

Sport 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 Total
Athletics Field events 2 3 3 2 2 18
Track events 2 1 2 0 1
Boxing 2 5 9 2 8 26
Canoeing Sprint 0 0 0 0 3 3
Cycling Road 0 0 0 0 1 1
Diving Platform 1 1 0 0 0 2
Equestrian Show jumping 0 0 0 1 1 2
Fencing Individual sabre 1 0 1 0 1 3
Gymnastics Artistic 0 0 0 0 1 11
Individual rhythmic 0 0 1 2 1
Team rhythmic 0 0 0 0 6
Judo 2 4 3 6 8 23
Rowing Single sculls 0 0 0 0 2 2
Shooting Air & Sporting Pistol 1 1 1 0 1 8
Skeet 1 1 1 1 0
Swimming Breaststroke 0 0 1 1 1 9
Butterfly 0 0 0 0 1
Freestyle 1 2 1 1 0
Taekwondo 0 0 2 1 2 5
Weightlifting 2 2 5 5 6 20
Wrestling Græco-Roman 2 2 3 6 5 53
Freestyle 6 7 4 10 8
Total 23 31 36 44 53 187

Participants by sport (Winter Games)

Sport 1998 2002 2006 2010 Total
Alpine skiing Slalom 0 1 0 2 3
Figure skating Singles 2 1 0 0 9
Pairs 2 2 2 0
Total 4 4 2 2 12

Flag Bearers

See also

References

  • "Olympic Medal Winners".  
  • "National Olympic Committee of the Azerbaijani Republic". International Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 1 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-18. 
  • "Azerbaijani Wrestler Namig Abdullayev Wins Olympic Gold," in Azerbaijan International, Vol. 8:4 (Winter 2000), p. 76.
  • "Zemfira Meftakhetdinova: Right on Target, Olympic Gold, Skeet Shooter," in Azerbaijan International, Vol. 8:4 (Winter 2000), p. 79.
  • "Vugar Alakbarov, Olympic Bronze in Boxing," in Azerbaijan International, Vol. 8:4 (Winter 2000), p. 78.
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