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TAIZHANOVA Ainur
Sport Para athletics
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderWomen
Age34
Height1.64 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Almaty, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Kazakh, Russian
Higher education
Medicine
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in 2009 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
Her friends invited her to try the sport.
Club / Team
Almaty Region Club: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Elena Vasina, KAZ, from 2009
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou
General Interest
Hobbies
Singing, listening to music, playing the dombra [Kazakh national instrument similar to the guitar]. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning her first international medal, gold at the 2013 United Arab Emirates Open Championship. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
Kazakh weightlifter Ilya Ilyin, Kazakh boxer Gennady Golovkin. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)
Other information
HIGHER EDUCATION
She has studied medicine at college level, and also has a degree in pedagogy from the Kazakh National Pedagogical University in Almaty. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2013 Long Jump T11 3.72
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2014 Discus Throw F11/12 20.63
7 2014 Shot Put F11/12 7.29
5 2014 Long Jump T11/12 3.58
10 2018 Shot Put F11/12 6.44
5 2018 Discus Throw F11 17.93