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Omar Turashev

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
L&F2

Further personal information

Residence
Nur-Sultan, KAZ
Languages
Kazakh, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para dance sport in 2016.
Why this sport?
His mother encouraged him to try Para dance sport and he agreed after initially rejecting the idea. "I saw people with impairments dancing. I thought how they can dance like that. It didn't fit in my head at all. I did not even suspect that I would come to do it myself."
Club / Team
Nur-Sultan Youth Para Sports School: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Aliya Tusupbekova [personal], KAZ

General interest

Awards and honours
He has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (sport-mektebi.kz, 16 Aug 2019; kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)
Impairment
At age 14 he fell underneath a train and lost his lower limbs. (old.kp.kz, 04 Apr 2017)