Shahin Atamov was born on July 30, 1986. Future champion started doing karate when he was 8. Shahin began participating in national championships from age 10, and in a short time became gold and silver medalist of international championships.
Shahin Atamov is Karate World Champion and two-time World Cup winner. He is the winner of 2nd World Combat Games, held in Saint Petersburg in 2013, Bronze medalist of World Championships held in Belgrade, Silver medalist of World Championships held in Paris in 2012. Winning a silver medal at Islamic Solidarity Games, held in Indonesia in 2013 is one of the most significant achievements of Atamov’s sporting career.