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Malika Muktarova

Para dance sport


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy

Further personal information

Kustanai, KAZ
Higher education
Music Studies - Kustanai State Pedagogical University: Kazakhstan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 11 after joining Umit-Nadezhda Social Association for the Impaired in Kustanai, Kazakhstan
Why this sport?
She used to be a singer. "When I sang on stage, I used to move to the beat. At one of those events, I met Aruna Zhaksagulova [Kazakh Para dance sport coach]. She noticed my flexibility and invited me to train with her. And so it all began.
Name of coach
Andrey Nuzhny [personal], KAZ
Training Regime
She trains three times per week with each session lasting up to three hours.

General interest

Spending time with family and friends. (, 29 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"An athlete must have the quality of a leader, determination and perseverance. It is impossible to do it without them. Only then you can achieve something." (, 29 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (, 14 Oct 2019;, 24 Dec 2018)


Unit Date Rank
Malle 2017 World Para Dance Sport World Championships (Malle, Belgium)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 15
Combi Freestyle Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 3
Women's Single Class 2 Final 2017-10-22 4
Women's Single Freestyle Class 2 Final 2017-10-22 3