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BABAJANOV Nurlan
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Azerbaijan   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthGanja, AZE
Height1.69 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ganja, AZE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Azerbaijani, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Ganja, Azerbaijan.
Name of coach
Ilqar Ibishov [national], AZE; Natig Aliyev [personal], AZE, from 2010
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
Azerbaijan
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Eger, HUN
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 97kg regional classification at the 2018 European Championships in Berck-sur-Mer, France. (Athlete, 19 Feb 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family, and coach Natig Aliyev. (Athlete, 19 Feb 2019)
Hero / Idol
Turkish weightlifter Naim Suleymanoglu. (Athlete, 19 Feb 2019)
Famous relatives
His younger brother Ali Babajanov has represented Azerbaijan in Para powerlifting. (pesifvg.com, 07 May 2017; 1news.az, 28 Oct 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 19 Feb 2019)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2017 88kg 175.0
12 2019 97kg 198.0
European Open Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 97kg 197