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MAMMADOV Kamal
Sport Para dance sport
NPC Azerbaijan   
GenderMen
Place of BirthRiga, LAT
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Baku, AZE
Higher education
Law - Moscow State University: Moscow, RUS
General Interest
Other sports
He also competes in wheelchair fencing. (paralympic.az, 02 Dec 2013)
Impairment
He lost the ability to walk after a car accident in 2005. "My life began when I sat in the wheelchair. It has become much more beautiful and colourful than before." (bizimyolinfo.com, 03 Jul 2013; vestnikkavkaza.net, 11 June 2013)
Other information
PARACHUTE JUMP
Alongside fellow Azerbaijani Paralympian Vusala Karimova, he performed a parachute jump in Moscow, Russia. The jump was initiated by the National Paralympic Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan as part of a number of events dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birth of former Azerbaijani president Heydar Aliyev. Another reason he made the parachute jump was to promote sport among other people with impairments. "By all these jumps, we want to show that for us, the people with impairments, no sport is a barrier. You may show yourself in any sport." (vestnikkavkaza.net, 11 Jun 2013)

FLASHMOB AZERBAIJAN
He approached the improvisation group Flashmob Azerbaijan, who organise mass performances in Baku, with the idea of doing a flashmob dance with wheelchair dancers alongside the general public in Baku, Azerbaijan. Mammadov was part of a 130-person strong group who performed a flash mob video titled 'Wheelz Gentleman Flashmob' on May 19 in Baku. (docs.google.com, 20 May 2013; youtube.com, 20 May 2013)

ACCESSIBILITY IMPROVEMENTS
He is the chairman of the Public Association of Disabled Athletes in Azerbaijan, and is a vocal advocate for increased opportunities for people with impairments, including education, public transport and health services. He helps arrange events and activities to improve conditions for people living with impairments. (bizimyolinfo.com, 03 Jul 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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