Jamal Rahimov

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Jamal Rahimov
Personal information
Nationality Azerbaijani
Born 16 September 1987
Baku, Azerbaijan
Residence Belgium
Height 1.78
Weight 72
Sport
Country Azerbaijan
Sport Show jumping
Team AZE
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals Beijing 2008, London 2012

Jamal Rahimov (born 16 September 1987 in Baku) is an Azerbaijani equestrian showjumper. He has represented Azerbaijan twice at the Olympic Games: in 2008 and 2012.

Career[edit]

He started show jumping in 1998 in Istanbul. He graduated from The Istanbul International Community School.[1][2]

He is the first showjumper to represent Azerbaijan in the equestrian events at the Olympic Games.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

He moved to Istanbul with his family, when he was three. He lives in Belgium.[3][1]

He is the grandson of Hasan Hasanov,[1][4] ambassador of Azerbaijan in Poland.[5]

He has a B.A. in Business Management from the Regent's Business School in London. Rahimov fluently speaks Azerbaijani, English, French, Russian and Turkish.[1] He has a good knowledge of Italian and Portuguese too.[2]

Olympics 2008[edit]

At the 2008 Olympic Games Rahimov competed in the individual jumping. He ended at the second qualification round[6] because he fell from his horse,[7] Ionesco de Brekka who was bought by Rahimov for 1,96 mln euro.[8]

Olympics 2012[edit]

At the 2012 Olympic Games Rahimov competed in the same event. He ended at the second qualification round too.[9][10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "RAHIMOV Jamal". infostradasports.com. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "About Jamal". jamalrahimov.com. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Məmmədov, Elşən (27 October 2010). "Camal Rəhimov: "Olimpiadada zədələnən atımı 2 ata dəyişdim"" (in Azerbaijani). lent.az. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Hasanov, Kenan (18 August 2008). "Azeri jockey Jamal Rahimov gives up struggle in Beijing Olympics". Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Hasan Hasanov syn Aziza" (in Polish). azembassy.pl (Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Poland). Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "Equestrianism at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games: Mixed Jumping, Individual Qualifying Round". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  7. ^ Азербайджанский наездник Джамал Рагимов упал с лошади (in Russian). baku.ws. 18 August 2008. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  8. ^ "DİQQƏT! BURA CIDIR DÜZÜ YOX, PEKİNDİR!" (in Azerbaijani). qaynar.info. Archived from the original on 13 October 2008. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "Jamal Rahimov: Azerbaijan, Equestrian". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  10. ^ "Equestrianism at the 2012 London Summer Games: Mixed Jumping, Individual Qualifying Round". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  11. ^ "Camal Rəhimov məğlub oldu" (in Azerbaijani). idmantv.az. 5 August 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 

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