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NORBEKOV Khusniddin
Sport Para athletics
NPC Uzbekistan   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthNawoiy, URS
Height1.87 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F35
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nawoiy, UZB
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Uzbek
Higher education
Physical Education - Nawoiy State Pedagogical Institute: Uzbekistan
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2008 in Nawoiy, Uzbekistan.
Name of coach
Igor Shishkov [personal], UZB, from 2008; Lyudmila Lisovskaya [personal]
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Uzbekistan
General Interest
Hobbies
Arm wrestling. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Igor Shishkov. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Uzbekistani coach Igor Shishkov. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named 2019 Para Athlete of the Year by a vote organised by Uzbekistani online news service Olamsport. (olamsport.com, 14 Feb 2020)

He received the national E'tirof [Recognition] award as the 2016 Best Para Athlete in Uzbekistan. (gazeta.uz, 15 Feb 2017)

For his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he received the Pride of Uzbekistan title. (uznews.uz, 23 Sep 2016)

He was voted the 2015 Para Athlete of the Year in Uzbekistan. (ut.uz, 24 Dec 2015)

He was Uzbekistan's flag bearer at the opening ceremonies of the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games, and the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (nspi.uz, 03 Mar 2014; gazeta.uz, 22 Jul 2016; olympic.uz, 06 Oct 2018)
Milestones
He became the first Para athletics competitor from Uzbekistan to claim gold at the world championships, following his victory in the F37 discus throw at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (gazeta.uz, 31 Oct 2015; SportsDeskOnline, 30 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
11 2012 Shot Put F37/38 13.03
4 2012 Discus Throw F37-38 52.05
1 2016 Discus Throw F37 59.75
3 2016 Shot Put F37 15.17
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2011 Discus Throw F37/38 46.59
8 2011 Shot Put F37/38 12.25
4 2013 Discus Throw F37/38 50.70
3 2015 Shot Put F37 14.57
1 2015 Discus Throw F37 53.81
1 2017 Discus Throw F37 54.73
2 2017 Shot Put F37 14.87
1 2019 Shot Put F35 17.32
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Shot Put F37 14.32
1 2014 Discus Throw F37 53.84
1 2018 Shot Put F35 16.35