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Rakhmetzhan Khamayev

Athletics | Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Family
Wife Zamira
Residence
Chundzha, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Kazakh, Russian, Uyghur

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Chundzha, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
"The main reason was that we didn't have any other sports [in his village]. And then I fell in love with this sport."
Club / Team
Almaty Sports Club for People with Impairments: Taldykorgan, KAZ
Name of coach
Denis Orlov [personal], KAZ, from 2009; Ramil Shakharov [personal], KAZ, from 2015

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Location
Dubai, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Playing the guitar, fishing. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2020 Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 16 Aug 2021; paralympic.org, 24 Jun 2021)
Hero / Idol
Kazakhstani powerlifter Nodarzhan Khamrullayev. (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019; csp-parasport.kz, 28 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 88.00kg Final 2017-12-06 12