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Firdavsbek Musabekov

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13

Further personal information

Residence
Andizhan, UZB
Languages
Russian, Uzbek

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2008 in Andizhan, Uzbekistan.
Club / Team
Dolphin Andizhan: Andizhan, UZB

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Uzbekistan

General interest

Nicknames
Firdavs (Facebook profile, 01 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the SB13 100m breaststroke at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Apr 2021; Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Nodirbek Abdullayev. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian mixed martial artist Fedor Emelianenko. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
He received the Pride of Uzbekistan honour in recognition of his achievements at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (gazeta.uz, 22 Sep 2016)

He has received the title of Master of Sport in Uzbekistan. (Athlete, 26 Sep 2017)
Milestones
He became the first male Para swimmer representing Uzbekistan to win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games when he claimed victory in the SB13 100m breaststroke at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Mar 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 26 Sep 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 3 2016-09-10 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 1 2016-09-11 1
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 2016-09-11 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 3 2016-09-14 5