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Zhyrgalbek Orosbaev

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Bishkek, KGZ
Languages
Kyrgyz, Russian
Higher education
Finance - Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transport and Architecture: Bishkek, KGZ

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 16 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Why this sport?
Powerlifting coach Adnan Dzhabrailov recruited him to the sport.
Name of coach
Adnan Dzhabrailov [national], KGZ

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Kyrgyzstan
Location
Russia

General interest

Nicknames
Zhyrgal (vb.kg, 24 Jan 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing sixth in the 107kg category at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named among the three Best Athletes of the Year in 2019 in Non-Olympic Sports by the Kyrgyzstan State Agency of Youth, Physical Education and Sport. (sport.gov.kg, 23 Dec 2019)

He was named the 2018 Best Para Athlete of the Year by the Kyrgyzstan State Agency of Youth, Physical Education and Sport. (24.kg, 15 Dec 2018)

He was flag bearer for Kyrgyzstan at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kyrgyzstan. (sport.kg, 15 Feb 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 107.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-11 10
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -107 kg Final Round 2016-09-14 6
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 107.00kg Final 2017-12-02 9