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Doniyor Saliev



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
T12, F12

Further personal information

Tashkent, UZB
Russian, Uzbek
Higher education
Coaching, Teaching - Uzbek State University of Physical Education and Sport: Chirchiq, UZB

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Why this sport?
He was at a specialist boarding school and his physical education teacher suggested he try athletics.
Club / Team
Central Sports Army Club [MHSK]: Uzbekistan
Name of coach
Sardor Abdukholikov [national], UZB; Anna Kazakova [personal], UZB; Galina Kazakova [personal], UZB

International debut

Competing for
Tokyo, JPN

General interest

Boxing. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
A foot injury affected his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (, 10 Jan 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To achieve something, you need to work, regardless of whether you have talent. Sooner or later, the results will come." (, 18 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he received the Jasorat [Valour] medal from the president of Uzbekistan. (, 23 Sep 2016)

In 2013 he was named Best Athlete of the Year by the National Paralympic Association of Uzbekistan. (, 10 Jan 2014)

In 2011 he was named Best Junior Paralympic Athlete of Uzbekistan. (, 05 Dec 2011)
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games, and to set a world record. (Athlete, 13 May 2020)
His vision impairment is a result of an accident as a child. (, 18 Aug 2015)


Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump F12 Final Round 2012-09-08 7
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump T12 Final 1 2013-07-27 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T12 Final Round 2016-09-10 3
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 2016-09-12 2
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 2016-09-13 3
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2017-07-16 1