230 medals were gained by Azerbaijani sportsmen at the international competitions in 2005.
вЂњIt is a record figure. In 2004 the figure was equal to 191, while sportsmen managed to increase it in the current season. It is eventually progress,вЂќ Abulfaz Garayev, the Youth, Sports and Tourism Minister, told Trend. According to Garayev they took into consideration achievements of athletes at the world and European championships, as well as the super tournaments of the category A.
It should be mentioned that 122 of the gained 230 medals fell to Olympic sports that was significant indicator.