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Diias Izbasarov

Athletics

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Orenburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Kazakh, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Orenburg State Pedagogical University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2012 at age 16 in Orenburg, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He was inspired by watching the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.
Club / Team
Orenburg Regional Centre of Sports Preparation: Russia
Name of coach
Gennady Chebotarev [personal], RUS, from 2012

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lyon, FRA

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing, basketball. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 4x100m relay [T42-46] at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France, and claiming bronze in the T42 long jump at the 2016 European Championships in Grosseto, Italy. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
His coach Gennady Chebotarev, his parents, and his friends. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian Para athlete Alexey Ashapatov, French triple jumper Teddy Tamgho. (Athlete, 14 Sep 2015)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 04 Mar 2020; minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2020)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied a bachelor's degree in public administration at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration branch in Orenburg, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 27 Apr 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T42 Final 1 2013-07-21 5
Men's 100 m T42 Semifinal 2 2013-07-25 10
Men's 4x100 m T42-47 Final 1 2013-07-27 3