Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 2014 at age 33 in Oral, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to try the sport by Kazakhstani Para powerlifter Sandugash Baimukanova.
Club / Team
Oral Sports Club for People with Impairments: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Yernur Frunzeyev [personal], KAZ, from 2019
She trains three times a week.
Reading, dancing, cooking. (Athlete, 09 May 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2017 National Championships of Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Kazakhstani powerlifter and coach Aman Kapyshev. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Kazakhstani Para powerlifter Raushan Koishibayeva. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I do sports not only for myself. I want to show young people who have lost the ability to walk due to injury that life does not end, that they can do sports, live, and communicate." (ibirzha.kz, 07 Mar 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)
She has competed in Para karate and in 2019 she won an international competition in Aktobe, Kazakhstan. (ibirzha.kz, 28 Mar 2019)
To receive the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 09 May 2019)
In 2005 she sustained spinal cord injuries in a car accident. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; ibirzha.kz, 07 Mar 2019)