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Khusniddin Norbekov

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F35

Further personal information

Residence
Nawoiy, UZB
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Uzbek
Higher education
Physical Education - Nawoiy State Pedagogical Institute: Uzbekistan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2008 in Nawoiy, Uzbekistan.

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Uzbekistan

General interest

Hobbies
Arm wrestling. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Igor Shishkov. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Uzbekistani coach Igor Shishkov. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named 2019 Para Athlete of the Year by a vote organised by Uzbekistani online news service Olamsport. (olamsport.com, 14 Feb 2020)

He received the national E'tirof [Recognition] award as the 2016 Best Para Athlete in Uzbekistan. (gazeta.uz, 15 Feb 2017)

For his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he received the Pride of Uzbekistan title. (uznews.uz, 23 Sep 2016)

He was voted the 2015 Para Athlete of the Year in Uzbekistan. (ut.uz, 24 Dec 2015)

He was Uzbekistan's flag bearer at the opening ceremonies of the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games, and the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (nspi.uz, 03 Mar 2014; gazeta.uz, 22 Jul 2016; olympic.uz, 06 Oct 2018)
Milestones
He became the first Para athletics competitor from Uzbekistan to claim gold at the world championships, following his victory in the F37 discus throw at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (gazeta.uz, 31 Oct 2015; SportsDeskOnline, 30 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37/38 Final 2011-01-23 5
Men's Shot Put F37/38 Final 2011-01-27 8
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F37/38 Final Round 2012-09-05 11
Men's Discus Throw F37/38 Final Round 2012-09-07 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37/38 Final 1 2013-07-21 4
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F37 Final 1 2015-10-25 3
Men's Discus Throw F37 Final 1 2015-10-30 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus F37 Final Round 2016-09-08 1
Men's Shot Put F37 Final Round 2016-09-14 3
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37 Final 1 2017-07-15 1
Men's Shot Put F37 Final 1 2017-07-23 2