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Mustafa Yuseinov

Athletics | Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Alina
Residence
Kazanlak, BUL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Bulgarian, Turkish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 1992 in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.
Club / Team
Daniela Todorova Sports Club: Kazanlak, BUL
Name of coach
Radostin Todorov [personal], BUL, from 2012

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Bulgaria
Location
Netherlands

General interest

Hobbies
Playing tennis. (standartnews.com, 17 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the world championships in both 2011 and 2014, and claiming two bronze medals at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Radostin Todorov. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Lithuanian discus thrower Virgilijus Alekna. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Injuries
In 2013 he tore the cartilage in his knee and underwent surgery on the injury. (smolyannews.com, 16 Jan 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport makes me feel alive." (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Other sports
He has competed in Para powerlifting. (sofiaecho.com, 17 Nov 2010)
Impairment
He was involved in a mining accident in 1992, which resulted in paraplegia. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; sofiaecho.com, 15 Apr 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F56 Final Round 17
Men's +100 kg Final Round 10
Men's Discus Throw F55 Final Round 8
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F55/56 Final Round 6
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F55 Final Round 5
Men's Discus Throw F55 Final Round 2
Men's Shot Put F55 Final Round 7
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F54-56 Final 2011-01-28 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-01 16
Men's Discus Throw F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-05 8
Men's Javelin F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-08 9
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F54-56 Final 1 2013-07-21 3
Men's Javelin F54-56 Final 1 2013-07-24 5
Men's Shot Put F54/55 Final 1 2013-07-27 12
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F56 Final 1 2015-10-22 8
Men's Javelin F55 Final 1 2015-10-26 1
Men's Shot Put F55 Final 1 2015-10-31 9999
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F55 Final 1 2017-07-15 4
Men's Discus Throw F56 Final 1 2017-07-16 6