Autumn 2004 (12.3)
Azerbaijan's Olympic Winners
Left: Farid Mansurov displays the Gold Medal
he won for Greco-Roman Wrestling.
Azerbaijan Republic participated at the Olympic Games in Athens
that took place in August 2004 and won one Gold and four Bronze
medals. One of Iran's Gold medalists was an Azerbaijani who also
Farid Mansurov won the Greco-Roman Wrestling ( 66 kg). This was
the only Gold Medal for Azerbaijan Republic in the 2004 Olympic
Games in Athens.
Hossein Reza Zadeh, an Azerbaijani from Iran, won the men's 105
kg weightlifting event and set a world record of 263.5 kg (579.7
lbs) in the Clean and Jerk in the Olympic Super Heavyweight Weightlifting
Competition. Reza Zadeh also won Gold at Sydney 2000.
Zemfira Meftakhetdinova, in Skeet Shooting (Women's Skeet). She
won the Gold for the same event at Sydney 2000.
Irada Ashumova, in Pistol Shooting 25 meters with 687.3 points.
Aghasi Mammadov, in Boxing, Men's Bantam Weight (54 kg).
Fuad Aslanov, in Boxing, Men's Fly Weight (51kg).
(12.3) Autumn 2004.
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