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ASADOV Elchin
Azerbaijan
AZE
ElchinAsadov
Date of Birth12/02/1987 - FÜZULI (AZE)
Age28
Height180 cm/5'11"
Weight77kg/169lbs
GenderM
DateEventsResults
Individual Time Trial DNF
Road Race 5:42:25 (55)

Profile

NicknameMr. Asadov
School, universityAzerbaijan State Academy of Physical Training and Sport
Started competing2003
Language(s) spokenAzerbaijan (native), Russian, English
Club nameNeftchi Sports Society
CoachKasanov Asif, Djaremi Khant
Hobbies

Making and collecting watches, collecting winning t-shirts, spending time with family and friends

Major sporting achievements

2015 NCh, road race – 3rd, individual time trial – 2nd
2014 WCh (Ponferrada), individual time trial - 59th
2012 Tour of Trakya – 6th
NCh, road races – 1st (5 X), individual time trial (5 X)

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

First National title in 2004

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

My childhood was spent in a very difficult time. I was born in the Karabakh town of Fizuli. The whole family had to move to Baku and to work to survive. Since my childhood my mother said I'd be famous. After the end of the war, in 2000 before the Sydney Olympics, Heydar Aliyev met with the Olympic national team of Azerbaijan. I saw this on TV and decided to do sports. In 2000, I started to play sports, and tried several kinds. But thanks to my brother and my coach Asif Gasanov, I became a multiple champion in my country, the winner of international races, and a competitor in World and European Championships.

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