Full name: Nazim Galib-ogly HÃ¼seynov
Other name(s): ÐÐ°Ð·Ð¸Ð¼ ÐÐ°Ð»Ð¸Ð±-Ð¾Ð³Ð»Ñ ÐÑÑÐµÐ¹Ð½Ð¾Ð²
Born: August 2, 1969 in BakÄ±, BakÄ±, Azerbaijan
Country: Unified Team, Azerbaijan
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
In 1992 Nazim HÃ¼seynov became the first Azerbaijani judoka to win an Olympic gold. Prior to the 1992 Olympics HÃ¼seynov won bronze at the 1991 World Championships and the European title at the 1992 European Championships and established himself as one of the top extra-lightweight judokas in the world. After the 1992 Olympics and the fall of Soviet Union HÃ¼seynov continued to compete, now representing his native Azerbaijan. In 1993 he defended his European title and won silver at the World Championships. In 1994 HÃ¼seynov won silver at the European Championships, but fell off his form after that year and retired from sports in 2000, working as a judo coach. In 2007 he was named coach of the Italian national judo team.
|1992 Summer||22||Barcelona||Judo||Men's Extra-Lightweight||Unified Team||EUN||1||Gold|
|1996 Summer||26||Atlanta||Judo||Men's Extra-Lightweight||Azerbaijan||AZE||17T|