Asif Mammadov: “We are ready to attend the World Championship”


The 8th World Youth Weightlifting Championship to be held from 8th to 15th of March in Las Vegas, USA, will be attended by members of the Azerbaijan national team. They will join the tournament under the guidance of head coach Asif Mammadov. Our team include five athletes: Omar Javadov (55 kg), Elshan Mammadov (61 kg), Rustam Gasimov (67 kg), Ali Shukurlu (96 kg) and Rahman Kazimov (+102 kg). Asif Mammadov informed us about the situation in our team who is currently continuing its preparations in Las-Vegas:

“We are here since the 4th of March. We will participate in the championship with five athletes. Our training camp went well, and now here we go on in the same way. Thank goodness, the mood of our athletes is also good. Our training is normal. Our team is ready to compete. We will try to represent our country at the tournament properly and achieve good results”.