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Lyazat Salimzhanova

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Husband Nikolay Dolgopolov
Residence
Almaty, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Innovative University of Eurasia: Pavlodar, KAZ

Sport specific information

Training Regime
She has four weekly training sessions lasting from three to four hours each.

General interest

Nicknames
Liza (Mail.ru profile, 25 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport for me is the sense of life, my distraction. Thanks to it, I have seen the world. When you lie down and lift such a heavy weight, it's a real adrenalin rush and I feel that I am living life to the fullest. I forget that I have some physical limitations." (otbasym.kz, 29 Sep 2013)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (otbasym.kz, 29 Sep 2013)

In April 2013 she received the Kaisar Tulga prize as part of the 'Sport of Equal Opportunities' project in Kazakhstan. (sport.gov.kz, 18 Apr 2013)

She was the Kazakhstan's flag bearer at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (otbasym.kz, 29 Sep 2013)
Famous relatives
Her husband Nikolay Dolgopolov is a Master of Sport in athletics in Kazakhstan. (otbasym.kz, 29 Sep 2013)
Impairment
At age 17 she became paralysed after being bitten by a tick. (otbasym.kz, 29 Sep 2013; Facebook profile, 11 Feb 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -75 kg Final Round 7