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Kabira Askarova

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Leg length difference

Further personal information

Family
Two children
Residence
Kyzylorda, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Kazakh, Russian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Kyzylorda State University: Kazakhstan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up powerlifting in 2008 at age 31.
Why this sport?
She was spotted by regional Para sports coach Yury Moshcheyev, who suggested she try powerlifting. "I like power sports."
Club / Team
Kyzylorda Sports Club for the Impaired: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Artur Tomitssky, KAZ, from 2018

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Location
Malaysia

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 44kg category at the 2010 Asian Para Games in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Kazakhstani weightlifter Ilya Ilyin. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (100esim.el.kz, 17 Sep 2018; kazsports.kz, 20 Dec 2017)

She was received the Samgau national prize for achievements in the field of sport. (zhiger.kz, 27 Nov 2011)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness while she was at school. (ru.kyzylorda-news.kz, 04 Oct 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -44 kg Final Round 2012-08-31 7
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 50.00kg Final 2017-12-05 9999