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GASIMOVA Ilaha
Azerbaijan
AZE
IlahaGasimova
Date of Birth14/10/1992 - BAKI (AZE)
Age22
Height164 cm/5'5"
Weight55kg/121lbs
GenderW
Medals
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Profile

NicknameIlashka
School, universitySchool 258, Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Culture and Sport
Started competing2007
Language(s) spokenAzerbaijani (native), English
Club nameGara Gaplan
CoachCahangir Babayev
Hobbies

Listening to music

Major sporting achievements

ECh – 3rd | World Cup – 1st | NCh – 1st

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

Being the only Azerbaijani woman to represent her country in the European Championships, and winning a medal.

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

Ilaha met her prospective karate coach by chance, and he saw great potential in her. According to Ilaha, leading Azerbaijani karate competitor Rafael Agayev’s achievements always motivate and encourage her to train more diligently and try to match his achievements in women’s competition. She believes the European Games is her best opportunity to make this dream come true.

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