Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2016, at age 26, in Karaganda, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
He wanted to do sports from childhood but could not get involved due to his impairment. Eventually he learned about Para sports and took up Para athletics.
Club / Team
Karaganda Regional Sports School for the Impaired: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Sergey Bezgachev [personal], KAZ
He trains four to five times per week. Each session includes two hours of throwing training and another two hours at the gym.
Watching movies, playing and watching sport. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
His performance at the 2016 Kazakhstani National Championships. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His family, and coach Sergey Bezgachev. (Athlete, 31 Oct 2019)
Hero / Idol
US boxers Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson, Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't be discouraged, everything is in your hands. Only forward." (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 31 Oct 2019)
To win gold medals at the Paralympic Games, world championships, and Asian Para Games. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)