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Kuanysh Askar

Athletics | Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Family
Wife Gulmira, son Ayadil, daughter Ayana
Residence
Aktau, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete, Engineer
Languages
Kazakh, Russian

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"The Club of Adaptive Sports' director, Nuraly Kulyshev, found me and thanks to him I got involved in sports. A year after I had begun sports for the impaired, I became master of sport in Para athletics."
Club / Team
Aktau Sports Club for the Impaired: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Alexander Kabargin, from 2009

General interest

Awards and honours
He was named the 2015 Best Para Athlete in Mangystau region, Kazakhstan. (sport1.kz, 09 Jan 2016)

He has received the titles of Master of Sport of International Class in Para swimming and Master of Sport in Para athletics in Kazakhstan. (sknews.kz, 31 Jul 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in Para athletics, winning three gold medals at the national championships. (tumba.kz, 31 Dec 2015)
Impairment
He lost his right arm due to an explosion during a New Year celebration in 2000. (tumba.kz, 31 Dec 2015; kaztransoil.kz, 16 Aug 2016)
Other information
ENGINEER
Since 2014, he has worked as engineer with an oil company in the Mangystau region, Kazakhstan. (sknews.kz, 31 Jul 2018)