Elnur Mammadli

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Elnur Mammadli
Elnur Mamedli (“Day of Azerbaijan” ceremony on the sidelines of the 30th Summer Games in London).jpg
Medal record
Men's judo
Representing  Azerbaijan
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing 73 kg
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2007 Rio de Janeiro 73 kg
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Tampere 73 kg
Gold medal – first place 2011 Istanbul 81 kg

Elnur Mammadli (Azerbaijani: Elnur Məmmədli, born 29 June 1988, Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union) is an Azerbaijani judoka.

He won the gold medal during the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the -73 kg division. In the final he beat the favorite Wang Ki-Chun. Wang had suffered a ribcage fracture when Brazil's Leandro Guilheiro hit him with an elbow in the quarterfinal.


Year Tournament Place Weight class
2012 World Masters 1st Lightweight (-81 kg)
2011 European Judo Championships 1st Lightweight (-81 kg)
World Masters 1st Lightweight (-81 kg)
2010 World Judo Championships 5th Lightweight (-81 kg)
2008 Summer Olympics 1st Lightweight (-73 kg)
2007 World Judo Championships 2nd Lightweight (-73 kg)
2006 European Judo Championships 1st Lightweight (-73 kg)


Olympic Games
Preceded by
Farid Mansurov
Flagbearer for  Azerbaijan
London 2012
Succeeded by
Teymur Mammadov