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KALYMBETOV Yermek
Sport Para athletics, Para dance sport
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthShymkent, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
L&F2, SC2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Shymkent, KAZ
Languages
Kazakh, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training professionally in Para dance sport in 2016 in Shymkent, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
He began wheelchair racing in 2009 but after performing poorly at an international competition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 2012, he decided to try Para dance sport.
Club / Team
Shymkent Para Sports Club No.19: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Darya Zhumadillayeva [personal], KAZ, from 2016; Aliya Tusupbekova, KAZ
General Interest
Hobbies
Acrobatics. (tengrinews.kz, 04 Sep 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Aliya Tusupbekova and Darya Zhumadillayeva. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the titles of Master of Sport in Para athletics and Candidate for Master of Sport in Para dance sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019; kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in Para athletics at national level. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2019; kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the world championships. (tengrinews.kz, 04 Sep 2018)
Impairment
He has a spinal injury from birth. (elorda.info, 21 May 2019)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has worked as an organiser of cultural and entertainment events at a rehabilitation centre for people with impairments in Shymkent, Kazakhstan. (elorda.info, 21 May 2019; tengrinews.kz, 04 Sep 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para dance sport
Rank Year Event Result
11 2017 C2/5D Combi Latin  
15 2017 C2/5D Combi Standard  
7 2017 C2/5D Combi Freestyle 21.675
5 2017 C2 Single Freestyle 22.230
12 2019 C2/5D Combi Latin  
6 2019 C2/5D Duo Latin  
20 2019 C2/5D Combi Standard  
6 2019 C2 Single  
3 2019 C2/5D Combi Freestyle 22.509
4 2019 C2 Single Freestyle 23.239