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Anuar Zhakupov

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Almaty, KAZ
Languages
Kazakh, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2016 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Club / Team
Innova Sport: Almaty, KAZ
Name of coach
Artur Tomitssky [national, personal], KAZ, from 2016

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Kazakhstan

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, playing video games. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Artur Tomitssky. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian mixed martial artist Khabib Nurmagomedov. (Athlete, 12 Jul 20199)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 10 May 2019; kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To finish in the top five athletes in his weight category at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, and to qualify for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 10 May 2019)
Impairment
In 2008 he sustained spinal cord injuries in a car accident. (Athlete, 10 May 2019)