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Gulim Kurmanbayeva

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Aktobe, KAZ
Occupation
Manager
Languages
Kazakh, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2014 in Aktobe, Kazakhstan. She began competing in 2016.
Why this sport?
She initially took up Para athletics but switched to Para powerlifting following an invitation from coach Sergey Vedyushklin.
Club / Team
RIDK Sports Club: Aktobe, KAZ
Name of coach
Sergey Vedyushkin [personal], KAZ, from 2014

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the national championships and receiving the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Kazakhstani boxer Gennady Golovkin. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the titles of Master of Sport in Para powerlifting and Candidate for Master of Sport in Para athletics in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019; kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)
Other sports
She has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Para athletics in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019; kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)
Impairment
She has achondroplasia and is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)