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Nizami Pashayev

Nizami Pashayev
Medal record
Men's Weightlifting
Competitor for  Azerbaijan
World Championships
2001 Antalya – 94 kg
2002 Warsaw – 94 kg
2005 Doha – 94 kg
2009 Goyang – 94 kg
European Championships
2001 Trenčín – 94 kg
2002 Antalya – 94 kg
Islamic Solidarity Games
2005 Mecca – 105 kg

Nizami Pashayev (born February 2, 1981 in Gadabay) is a retired Azerbaijani athlete in weightlifting. He won two World Weightlifting Championships titles and one European Weightlifting Championships title, when he hauled 402 kilograms in total to take the overall gold in the men's 94 kg category.[1][2]

Pashayev totalled 402 kg on May 20, 2006, but it was the 25-year-old's snatch winning effort of 186 kg that helped him gain the title ahead of Poland's Szymon Kolecki who was second in the clean and jerk with 217 kg. Later that year Pashayev was disqualified for two years after failing a WADA drugs test. He lost his European title and was fined $2,400.[3]

References

  1. ^ Iron Minds article
  2. ^ Nizami Pashayev won a gold medal
  3. ^ Nizami Pashayev disqualified for two years

External links

  • Sports-Reference.com
  • Nizami Pashayev at Lift Up
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Namig Abdullayev
Flagbearer for  Azerbaijan
Athens 2004
Succeeded by
Farid Mansurov


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