Azerbaijani Paralympic powerlifter defeats Olympians, wins 2 world championship golds

Disabled Azerbaijani athlete Gunduz Ismayilov has claimed two gold medals in the World Powerlifting Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia, which featured Olympians. He secured the medals in the 87kg weight class.

Ismayilov became the first Paralympian in Azerbaijans sporting history to compete against healthy athletes.