Gymnast of the Week: Zeynab Javadli


Zeynab at World Championships Montpellier 2011

Photo Copyright © Olivier Aubrais

Zeynab started doing RG in Baku when she was 9 years.

When she was 16 years old, Irina Viner Usmanova, invited Zeynab to train in Russia, with the National Team but still representing Azerbaijan.

After this time, Zeynab was invited to come back to Baku with the bulgarian coach, Mariana Vasileva.


  • 1st position :Black Sea Games in Trabzon, Turkey, (2007)

  • Bronze medal : team Competition in the 2007 World Championship in Patras, Greece, and 2009 World Championships in Mie, Japan.

  • Silver medalist: 2009 European Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan


– F.I.G. World Class Gymnast.

– “Miss Elegance” in several international competitions in Russia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, and Poland.

Nowadays, Zeynab works as a coach. She has been coaching the Turkish National Team under Irina Viner, as she holds the title as “Master of Sports in International Class”.