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Kirill Ostapenko

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Elena
Residence
Kustanai, KAZ
Languages
English, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2014 in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
He began powerlifting after getting injured trying other sports. His club's director, Dyusengali Ospanov, invited him to compete at a Para powerlifting competition in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, and he finished third at the event.
Club / Team
Kustanai Regional Sports Club for the Disabled [KAZ] / Umit-Nadezhda [KAZ]:
Name of coach
Dmitry Tsarenko [personal], KAZ, from 2014

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Dubai, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with family, business development, religious studies. (Athlete, 13 Feb 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 World Cup event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 13 Feb 2019)
Most influential person in career
Club director Dyusengali Ospanov, and coach Dmitry Tsarenko. (Athlete, 13 Feb 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian powerlifter Kirill Sarychev. (Athlete, 13 Feb 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 13 Feb 2019)
Ambitions
To win gold at the world championships. (Athlete, 13 Feb 2019)
Impairment
He lost his leg in 2014. (kostanaytv.kz, 25 Oct 2017)