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Iurii Khuazhev

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Maykop, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education, Teaching - Adygea State University: Maykop, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Maykop, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I used to compete in able-bodied powerlifting, and after getting injured I continued the sport."
Name of coach
Medzhid Khuazhev [father, personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Russia

General interest

Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 03 Mar 2019; rezeptsport.ru, 22 Feb 2017)
Other sports
He was a four-time world champion in able-bodied powerlifting before he sustained his impairment. (rezeptsport.ru, 22 Feb 2017)
Famous relatives
His father Medzhid Khuazhev has worked as a weightlifting coach and received the title of Honoured Coach in the Russian Soviet Republic. (sovetskaya-adygeya.ru, 18 Oct 2018)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a sports injury. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2019)