The gold medal was pinched by Tehran Mammadov in 55 kg


On February 7-8, Azerbaijan Weightlifting Championship among males and females launched in the competition hall of Shuvelan Weightlifting Academy. In the competition, arranged with the cooperative organization of Ministry of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan and Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation, attends by approximately 100 athletes representing sport clubs and communities from all regions of the country.

Firstly, the winners of 55kg bodyweight category among men have been determined. Tehran Mammadov could get on the highest step of honorary chair with a total of 190kg (88+102) surpassing all his competitors. Avaz Taghiyev were runner up with 176kg (79+97) result, however the third was Ismayil Gambarzadeh with 161kg (71+90) result.


The aim of the competition is the increasing and improving the athletes’ skill level, qualifying athletes who are technically trained and fulfilling their degree norms, determining the composition of National teams, preparing for the upcoming international competitions.

Men. 55 kg

 N      Name Year      City Club Weight Snatch Clean and Jerk  Total
1. Mammadov Tehran 2002 Gobustan UGİM 54.6 88 102 190
2. Taghıyev Avaz 2002 Neftchala Zirve 49.9 79 97 176
3. Gambarzadeh İsmayıl 2003 Lankaran Tahsil 54.7 71 90 161
4. Huseynli Fizuli 2002 Sumgait Tahsil 54.9 67 78 145
5. Javadov Omar 2002 Khırdalan Zirve 54.6 90