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Bagdat Yelibayev

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F35, T37

Further personal information

Residence
Zhosaly, KAZ
Languages
Kazakh, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2017 at age 27, in Zhosaly, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
Coach Muratbek Ketebayev invited him to try the sport.
Club / Team
Kyzylorda Regional Sports Club for the Impaired: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Muratbek Ketebayev [personal], KAZ, from 2017

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing, singing. (Athlete, 31 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 Grand Prix event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 31 Oct 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Muratbek Ketebayev. (Athlete, 31 Oct 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 31 Oct 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he received the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018; Facebook profile, 29 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 31 Oct 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a traffic accident. (Athlete, 31 Oct 2019)