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Nurlan Alimov

Athletics | Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW6

Further personal information

Residence
Kazakhstan
Languages
Kazakh, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport seriously at age 30 in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
He has enjoyed cross-country skiing since he was a child, and was eventually spotted by sports specialists at a regional competition.
Club / Team
Kustanai Sports Club for the Disabled: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Yermek Ormantayev, KAZ

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Finland

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Yermek Ormantayev. (Athlete, 05 Jan 2019)
Hero / Idol
Kazakhstani boxer Gennady Golovkin. (Athlete, 05 Jan 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in athletics in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 05 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 05 Jan 2019)
Impairment
He lost his arm at age four after being pulled in a transporter at a stock breeding facility. (kstnews.kz, 01 Mar 2018)