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Safiya Burkhanova



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
T12, F12

Further personal information

Husband Grigoriy Kamulya
Tashkent, UZB

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 2002 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Club / Team
Tashkent Youth Sports School for Game Sports and Athletics: Uzbekistan
Name of coach
Grigoriy Kamulya [husband], UZB

General interest

Tennis. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in F12 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and claiming gold in F11/12 shot put and silver in F12 discus throw at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 13 May 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In recognition of her performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she received the title of Honoured Athlete of Uzbekistan Republic. (, 23 Sep 2016)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Uzbekistan. (, 01 Jan 2020)
Other sports
She has represented Uzbekistan in able-bodied athletics, and competed in shot put at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 14 May 2020;, 14 Apr 2016)
Famous relatives
Her husband Grigoriy Kamulya has represented Uzbekistan in shot put, and competed at four consecutive editions of the Asian championships between 2007 and 2013. (SportsDeskOnline, 14 May 2020;, 12 Jun 2017)
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 16 May 2020)


Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F12 Final Round 2016-09-14 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final 1 2017-07-21 2
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2017-07-23 2