Azerbaijan made their Paralympic Games debut in 1996 in Atlanta, where they had just two athletes entered in athletics and powerlifting. Of the four Games in which they have participated, 2008 was their most successful when they won 10 medals. All-time, Azerbaijan have won 15 medals, all of which were in athletics, shooting and judo. Their gold medallists are judoka lham ZAKIYEV (2004, 2008), long jumper Oleg PANYTUIN (2004) and shot putter Olokhan MUSAYEV (2008).
Azerbaijan Marsi (March of Azerbaijan)
Anthem: Year of Induction
Music Uzeir GADJIBECOV, words Ahmed JAVAD.
Official NPC name
NPC President's name
Mr. Ilgar RAHIMOV
NPC General Secretary's name
Mr. Afig SULEYMANOV
Year of first appearance in an Paralympic Games
Number of appearances in Paralympic Games
5, including London 2012
Summary of Paralympic Games Appearances
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