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MANSURBAYEV Ravil
Sport Para athletics
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthAlma Ata, URS
Height1.80 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F46
Further Personal Information
Family
Two children, one son, one daughter
Residence
Almaty, KAZ
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2009 at the Almaty Sports Club in Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
He liked physical education classes as a child and tried to be the first in all the school races. Although he never considered a sports career in his childhood, he returned to sports again after his accident. He chose to compete in throwing disciplines because that was the only choice at his club.
Club / Team
Almaty Sports Club: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Tatyana Lesovaya [personal], KAZ
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
General Interest
Hobbies
Computers. (Athlete, 19 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F46 shot put at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 19 Oct 2019)
Hero / Idol
US-Austrian bodybuilder and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Injuries
In 2014 he participated in an international competition with an ankle sprain. The sprain continued to affect him at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea, but he was able to make a full recovery by the end of the year. (kazsport.kaztrk.kz, 05 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe in yourself and don't lose hope. Be strong." (tengrinews.kz, 07 Sep 2018)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (almatysportclub.kz, 26 Feb 2019; kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 19 Oct 2019)
Impairment
He lit a firecracker during the celebration of the 2004 New Year, but did not release it in time and it exploded in his hand. As a result, his left arm was amputated below the elbow. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015; kazsport.kaztrk.kz, 05 Oct 2015; sk-sport.kz, 25 Jul 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2013 Javelin Throw F46 26.37
5 2013 Shot Put F46 13.44
11 2013 Discus Throw F46 28.69
9 2015 Discus Throw F46 36.59
5 2015 Shot Put F46 14.35
7 2019 Shot Put F46 14.53
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 Discus Throw F46 35.85
9 2018 Discus Throw F46 37.10
2 2018 Shot Put F46 14.66