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KHOLBEKOVA Yokutkhon
Sport Para athletics, Para cross-country
NPC Uzbekistan   
GenderWomen
Age23
Place of BirthJizzax, UZB
Height1.65 m
Weight 54 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tashkent, UZB
Occupation
Athlete, Manager, Student
Languages
Russian, Uzbek
Higher education
Journalism - Uzbekistan State University of World Languages: Tashkent, UZB
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began roller skiing in 2017 in Uzbekistan before skiing on snow for the first time at the 2018 World Cup in Oberried, Germany.
Name of coach
Anna Kazakova [personal], UZB, from 2013
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Uzbekistan
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Germany
General Interest
Hobbies
Painting, reading. (12news.uz, 30 May 2014)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Uzbekistani artistic gymnast Oksana Chusovitina. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything is possible." (Facebook profile, 24 Jan 2018)
Awards and honours
She was named the flag bearer for Uzbekistan at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (pyeongchang2018.com, 09 Mar 2018)

She received the Zulfiya State Prize in Uzbekistan, which is given to talented women working in science, arts, culture, literature and sports. (djizak.net, 09 Mar 2014)

She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Uzbekistan. (uza.uz, 13 Feb 2018; Athlete, 03 Mar 2018)
Other sports
She represented Uzbekistan in athletics at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 27 Feb 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (uza.uz, 13 Feb 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
Qualification 2018 Sprint Classic Style - Visually Impaired 9:16.72
10 2018 7.5km Classic Style - Visually Impaired 42:10.3
Asian Para Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 1500m T12 5:01.54
4 2014 200m T12 29.35
Heats 2014 400m T11/12 1:04.66