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Fotimakhon Amilova

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment

Further personal information

Residence
Qarshi, UZB
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2009 in Andizhan, Uzbekistan.
Why this sport?
She liked swimming from childhood and followed her older brother into the sport.
Name of coach
Ravshanbek Amilov [personal, father], UZB

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Uzbekistan
Location
Szczecin, POL

General interest

Nicknames
Fatima (myday.uz, 22 Dec 2016)
Hobbies
Listening to music, psychology. (myday.uz, 10 Oct 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the SB13 100m breaststroke at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 06 Apr 2021; Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her father Ravshanbek Amilov, who is also her coach. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In recognition of her achievements at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she received the Pride of Uzbekistan title. She was also named 2016 Girl of the Year by the MYDAY magazine in Uzbekistan. (myday.uz, 10 Oct 2018; gazeta.uz, 22 Sep 2016)
Other sports
She has represented Uzbekistan in able-bodied swimming and competed in 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 22 Apr 2020)
Milestones
She became the first female Uzbekistani Para swimmer to win a gold medal at a Paralympic Games when she placed first in the SB13 100m breaststroke final at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 Dec 2018; paralympic.org, 28 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org, 29 Oct 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Butterfly S13 Heat 2 2016-09-08 1
Women's 100 m Butterfly S13 Final Round 2016-09-08 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Final Round 2016-09-10 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM13 Heat 2 2016-09-10 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Final Round 2016-09-11 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB13 Heat 2 2016-09-11 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S13 Heat 2 2016-09-14 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2016-09-14 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S13 Heat 3 2016-09-16 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S13 Final Round 2016-09-16 5