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Izzat Turgunov

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T36

Further personal information

Residence
Bo'ka, UZB
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Uzbek

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015.
Why this sport?
"A friend of mine advised me to try sports and told me which coach I should go to. Frankly, I liked the idea. I used to do athletics on my own at that time. Because of the direction of my friend, I first participated in the national championships and achieved good results. As a result, I came to the head coach of the National Paralympic Association of Uzbekistan."
Name of coach
Galina Kazakova [personal], UZB; Sardor Abdukholikov [national], UZB

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Uzbekistan

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
French footballer Paul Pogba. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.uz, 14 Oct 2019)