Type of Impairment
Further personal information
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
Fatima (myday.uz, 22 Dec 2016)
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)
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)
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)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org, 29 Oct 2018)
|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|