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Zakhar Buimov

Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Tekeli, KAZ
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Kazakh, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 10 in Tekeli, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
His mother enrolled him in the sport, and he enjoyed powerlifting from his first training session.
Club / Team
Almaty Regional Sports Club for the Disabled: Taldykorgan, KAZ
Name of coach
Denis Orlov [personal], KAZ, from 2011

General interest

Hobbies
Football, mixed martial arts. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2016 Children of Asia International Sports Games in Yakutsk, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents, his brother, his friends, his teammates, and his coach. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019)
Hero / Idol
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, English footballer David Beckham, US boxer Ryan Garcia, Russian mixed martial artists Fedor Emelianenko and Khabib Nurmagomedov, US mixed martial artist Nate Diaz, Kazakhstani Para powerlifter Lyazat Salimzhanova. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019; rsc05.kz, 06 Sep 2018)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019)