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Malika Muktarova

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
L&F2

Further personal information

Residence
Kustanai, KAZ
Occupation
Student
Languages
Russian
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

Hobbies
Spending time with family and friends. (top-news.kz, 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." (top-news.kz, 29 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (100janaesim.ruh.kz, 14 Oct 2019; kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)

Results

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