Azerbaijani Olympic Champion Gains ISSF Rating
Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr Z. Safarov / The Azerbaijani Sydney Olympic champion in skeet shooting, Zemfira Maftahaddinova, improved her position in the rating of the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF).
Despite her unsuccessful participation in the World Championships in Maribor, Slovenia, the sportswoman rose from 26th to 23rd position. She collected 152 points leaving behind Russian Olga Panarina and plenty of other rivals.
Maftahaddinova's gave birth to her second child at the beginning of this year and has only recently begun taking part in licensed summer tournaments.
She has not qualified for Beijing yet, but has a chance to fulfil the minimum tasks for the World and European Championships in 2007.