Azerbaijan at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

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Azerbaijan at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Azerbaijan
IPC code  AZE
NPC National Paralympic Committee of Azerbaijan Republic
At the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens
Competitors
Medals
Rank: 45
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
4
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Other related appearances
Soviet Union (1960–1988)
Unified Team (1992)

Azerbaijan competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. Two powerlifters tested positive for steroids in initial drug tests on 18 September 2004 and were banned for life from the Paralympics having both tested positive in previous championships. Sara Abbasova competed in the women's -82.5 kg category and had had her first violation at the 2001 powerlifting championships in Hungary.[1] Gunduz Ismayilov who had set a world record and won a gold medal in Men's -90 kg competition at the 2000 Summer Paralympics was stripped of it and had his record nullified after testing positive for nandrolone.[2]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Ilham Zakiyev Judo Men +100 kg 20 September
 Gold Oleg Panyutin Athletics Long jump - F12 19 September
 Silver Zeynidin Bilalov Athletics Triple jump - F11 27 September
 Bronze Yelena Taranova Shooting Women's P2 - 10m 19 September

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Two powerlifters test positive for banned substances. USA Today. 22 September 2004. Retrieved 16 September 2008
  2. ^ Paralympic drug cheats beat Olympic record. SABC News. Retrieved 16 September 2008

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