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Tursynay Kabyl

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Kustanai, KAZ
Languages
Kazakh, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2015 in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
She tried Para dance sport when she was younger but realised it was not a sport she liked. She switched to powerlifting following the suggestion of Duisengali Ospanov, president of Kustanai Regional Paralympic Committee.
Club / Team
Kustanai Regional Sports Club for the Impaired: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Dmitry Tsarenko [personal], KAZ, from 2015

General interest

Hobbies
Music, dancing, cooking, reading. (Facebook profile, 02 Jul 2021)
Injuries
In 2016 she sustained an arm injury in a non-sport related accident. She underwent two operations, which included inserting a metal plate in her arm. (paralympic.org, 27 Apr 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Achieve but don't give up." (Facebook profile, 02 Jul 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2018 and 2019 she was named among the Best Athletes in the Kustanai region of Kazakhstan. (top-news.kz, 23 Dec 2019; ng.kz, 25 Dec 2018)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (top-news.kz, 23 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (paralympic.org, 27 Apr 2020)
Impairment
She is a person of short stature. (Instagram profile, 21 Apr 2022)