Azerbaijan at the Paralympics

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Azerbaijan at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Azerbaijan
IPC code  AZE
NPC National Paralympic Committee of Azerbaijan Republic
Paralympic history
Summer Games
Other related appearances
Soviet Union (1960–1988)
Unified Team (1992)

Azerbaijan made its Paralympic Games début at the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, with a two-man delegation to compete in track and field and powerlifting. It has taken part in every subsequent edition of the Summer Paralympics, but has never participated in the Winter Paralympics.[1]

Azerbaijani athletes have won a total of fifteen Paralympic medals, of which four gold, five silver and six bronze. All of those medals have been won in track and field, shooting or judo. The country's gold medallists to date are:[2]

Azerbaijan's largest medal haul came in 2012, with a total of twelve medals.[3]

Medal tallies[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze Total Ranking
1996 Summer Paralympics 0 0 0 0 61st
2000 Summer Paralympics 0 1 0 1 60th
2004 Summer Paralympics 2 1 1 4 45th
2008 Summer Paralympics 2 3 5 10 38th
2012 Summer Paralympics 4 5 3 12 27th

See also[edit]