Ruslan Utebaliyev

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Oral, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2010 in Oral, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
His mother introduced him to a swimming sports school.
Name of coach
Samgat Abeshov, KAZ, from 2017

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Location
Sharjah, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold and two silver medals at the 2017 national tournament [Spartakiad] in Atyray, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps, Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2017)
Awards and honours
He was named Sporting Hope at the 2014 Kaisar Tulga Awards in Kazakhstan. (paralympic.kz, 19 Nov 2014)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2017)
Impairment
He was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenital [AMC] condition, which affected the development of his limbs. (sports.kz, 02 Oct 2013)