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Zhanat Omarov

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
SH1, SH2

Further personal information

Family
Wife Zarina, three sons
Residence
Kustanai, KAZ
Languages
Kazakh, Russian
Higher education
Transport and Logistics - Kazakh Automobile Road Academy: Almaty, KAZ

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2011 in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
He was involved in athletics until he decided to try shooting and liked it better.
Club / Team
Kustanai Regional Sports Club for the Impaired: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Abylay Shunayev, KAZ; Vasiliy Knyshev, KAZ, from 2011
Handedness
Left

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Szczecin, POL

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coaches Vasiliy Knyshev and Abylay Shunayev, and his wife. (Athlete, 27 Nov 2017)
Hero / Idol
US boxer Muhammad Ali. (Athlete, 27 Nov 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything will come in due time. The main thing is patience and work." (Athlete, 26 Mar 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 26 Mar 2019)
Other sports
He has competed in able-bodied shooting at national level in Kazakhstan. (kstnews.kz, 13 Sep 2018)
Impairment
In 2007 he fell at a construction site and sustained an open fracture to his right arm. The limb became infected and had to be amputated. (kstnews.kz, 13 Sep 2018)