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Azerbaijan first participated at the Olympic Games as an independent nation in 1996, and has sent athletes to compete in every Games since then.

Azerbaijan at the
Olympics
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
IOC codeAZE
NOCNational Olympic Committee of the Azerbaijani Republic
Websitewww.noc-aze.org (in Azerbaijani) (in English)
Medals
Gold
7
Silver
11
Bronze
24
Total
42
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)

Previously, Azerbaijani athletes competed as part of the Soviet Union at the Olympics from 1952 to 1988, and after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan was part of the Unified Team in 1992.

Azerbaijani athletes have won a total of 42 medals at the Summer Olympic Games. The nation has not won any medals at the Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee of the Azerbaijani Republic was created in 1992 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1993.

In 2016, Azerbaijan became one of only two nations (the other being Great Britain, also between 2000 and 2016) ever to increase the number of medals achieved in five consecutive Games.[1]

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by sportEdit

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  Wrestling471122
  Judo1214
  Shooting1023
  Taekwondo1023
  Boxing0178
  Canoeing0112
  Weightlifting0000
Totals (7 sports)7112442

List of medalistsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Silver Namig Abdullayev   1996 Atlanta   Wrestling Men's freestyle flyweight
  Gold Zemfira Meftahatdinova   2000 Sydney   Shooting Women's skeet
  Gold Namig Abdullayev   2000 Sydney   Wrestling Men's freestyle flyweight
  Bronze Vugar Alakbarov   2000 Sydney   Boxing Men's middleweight
  Gold Farid Mansurov   2004 Athens   Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight
  Bronze Fuad Aslanov   2004 Athens   Boxing Men's flyweight
  Bronze Aghasi Mammadov   2004 Athens   Boxing Men's bantamweight
  Bronze Irada Ashumova   2004 Athens   Shooting Women's 25 m pistol
  Bronze Zemfira Meftahatdinova   2004 Athens   Shooting Women's skeet
  Gold Elnur Mammadli   2008 Beijing   Judo Men's 73 kg
  Silver Rovshan Bayramov   2008 Beijing   Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 55 kg
  Bronze Shahin Imranov   2008 Beijing   Boxing Men's featherweight
  Bronze Movlud Miraliyev   2008 Beijing   Judo Men's 100 kg
  Bronze Mariya Stadnik   2008 Beijing   Wrestling Women's freestyle 48 kg
  Bronze Khetag Gazyumov   2008 Beijing   Wrestling Men's freestyle 96 kg
  Gold Toghrul Asgarov   2012 London   Wrestling Men's freestyle 60 kg
  Gold Sharif Sharifov   2012 London   Wrestling Men's freestyle 84 kg
  Silver Rovshan Bayramov   2012 London   Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 55 kg
  Silver Mariya Stadnik   2012 London   Wrestling Women's freestyle 48 kg
  Bronze Teymur Mammadov   2012 London   Boxing Men's heavyweight
  Bronze Magomedrasul Majidov   2012 London   Boxing Men's super heavyweight
  Bronze Khetag Gazyumov   2012 London   Wrestling Men's freestyle 96 kg
  Bronze Emin Ahmadov   2012 London   Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 74 kg
  Bronze Yuliya Ratkevich   2012 London   Wrestling Women's freestyle 55 kg
  Gold Radik Isayev   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Taekwondo Men's +80 kg
  Silver Lorenzo Sotomayor   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Boxing Men's light welterweight
  Silver Valentin Demyanenko   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Canoeing Men's C-1 200 metres
  Silver Rustam Orujov   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Judo Men's 73 kg
  Silver Elmar Gasimov   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Judo Men's 100 kg
  Silver Toghrul Asgarov   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Wrestling Men's freestyle 65 kg
  Silver Khetag Gazyumov   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Wrestling Men's freestyle 97 kg
  Silver Mariya Stadnik   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Wrestling Women's freestyle 48 kg
  Bronze Kamran Shakhsuvarly   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Boxing Men's middleweight
  Bronze Inna Osypenko-Radomska   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Canoeing Women's K-1 200 metres
  Bronze Milad Beigi   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Taekwondo Men's 80 kg
  Bronze Patimat Abakarova   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Taekwondo Women's 49 kg
  Bronze Haji Aliyev   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Wrestling Men's freestyle 57 kg
  Bronze Jabrayil Hasanov   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Wrestling Men's freestyle 74 kg
  Bronze Sharif Sharifov   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Wrestling Men's freestyle 86 kg
  Bronze Rasul Chunayev   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 66 kg
  Bronze Sabah Shariati   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 130 kg
  Bronze Nataliya Synyshyn   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Wrestling Women's freestyle 53 kg

Participants by sportEdit

Summer GamesEdit

Sport 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 Total
  Athletics Field events 2 3 3 2 2 18
Track events 2 1 2 0 1
  Boxing 2 5 9 2 8 26
  Canoeing Sprint 0 0 0 0 3 3
  Cycling Road 0 0 0 0 1 1
  Diving Platform 1 1 0 0 0 2
  Equestrian Show jumping 0 0 0 1 1 2
  Fencing Individual sabre 1 0 1 0 1 3
  Gymnastics Artistic 0 0 0 0 1 11
Individual rhythmic 0 0 1 2 1
Team rhythmic 0 0 0 0 6
  Judo 2 4 3 6 8 23
  Rowing Single sculls 0 0 0 0 2 2
  Shooting Air & Sporting Pistol 1 1 1 0 1 8
Skeet 1 1 1 1 0
  Swimming Breaststroke 0 0 1 1 1 9
Butterfly 0 0 0 0 1
Freestyle 1 2 1 1 0
  Taekwondo 0 0 2 1 2 5
  Weightlifting 2 2 5 5 6 20
  Wrestling Græco-Roman 2 2 3 6 5 53
Freestyle 6 7 4 10 8
Total 23 31 36 44 53 187

Winter GamesEdit

Sport 1998 2002 2006 2010 Total
  Alpine skiing Slalom 0 1 0 2 3
  Figure skating Singles 2 1 0 0 9
Pairs 2 2 2 0
Total 4 4 2 2 12

FlagbearersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Great Britain on brink of historic record at Rio 2016 as lottery funding pays dividends in Olympic medals". 2016-08-20. Archived from the original on 2016-08-24. Retrieved 2016-08-20.

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