Imagen
14519-Ainur Taizhanova photo

Ainur Taizhanova

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Residence
Almaty, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Kazakh, Russian
Higher education
Medicine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 2009 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
Her friends invited her to try the sport.
Club / Team
Almaty Region Club: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Elena Vasina, KAZ, from 2009

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN

General interest

Hobbies
Singing, listening to music, playing the dombra [Kazakh national instrument similar to the guitar]. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning her first international medal, gold at the 2013 United Arab Emirates Open Championship. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
Kazakh weightlifter Ilya Ilyin, Kazakh boxer Gennady Golovkin. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)
Other information
HIGHER EDUCATION
She has studied medicine at college level, and also has a degree in pedagogy from the Kazakh National Pedagogical University in Almaty. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2013-07-21 7