Meftahaddinova Zemfira Aliyevna was born in Baku on May 28, 1963. She started trap shooting trainings under Hafiz Jafarov in 1976. She graduated from Azerbaijan Physical Education Institution in 1984. She had an International Degree (1986) and an Honored Sport Master Degree (1996).
She won the first place in European Championship (in team), the II place (individually) in Italy (1986), the first place in European Championship, the III place (Turkey, 1987), the first place in European Championship (in team), individually the second place (1988, Finland), the first place in European Championship (in team), individually the second place (1990, Sweden), the I place in European Championship (individually) (1993, Brno), the first place (individually) in World championship (1995, Cyprus), the first place in European Championship (individually) (1997, Finland), the winner of World Cup (1998, Italy), the first place in World Cup (1999, Japan).
Zemfira Meftahaddinova got her greatest success in Sydney, Australia in 2000. She became an Olympic Champion performing successfully in XXVII Summer Olympic Games.
She became the world champion in 2001 (Egypt) and the winner of the silver medal of world championship (Seoul). She was the European Champion in 2003 (Czech Republic).
In 2004, Athens was successful for Zemfira. She got the second place in competitions of World Cup and then got the bronze medal of XXVIII Summer Olympic Games.
Zemfira Meftahaddinova is a double Olympic and sextuple world record-holder. She was nominated to the “Gloriy” order (2000) and two times “Prosperity” (“Taraggi”) medals by the state President. She is the special Olympic grant-holder according to the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in October, 2002.
She participated in Beijing Summer Olympic Games in 2008.
- Mammadli Elnur Chingiz
- Alasgarov Toghrul Shahriyar
- Mansurov Farid Salman
- Sharifov Sharif Naidhajav
- Abdullayev Namig Yadulla
- Huseynov Nazim Galib
- Meftəhəddinova Zemfira Əli qızı
- Abdullayev Namiq Yədulla oğlu
- Hüseynov Nazim Qalib oğlu
- Mansurov Fərid Salman oğlu