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Lyazzat Zhakupova

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Further personal information

Residence
Kyzylorda, KAZ
Languages
Kazakh, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 40 in Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan.
Club / Team
Kyzylorda Sports Club for the Impaired: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Bakytbek Rysbayev [personal], KAZ, from 2015

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Kazakhstan

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the national championships of Kazakhstan and setting a national record. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Artur Tomitssky and Bakytbek Rysbayev. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Kazakhstani Para powerlifter Raushan Koishibayeva. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)
Impairment
The lower part of her right leg has been amputated. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)