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SALIEV Doniyor
Sport Para athletics
NPC Uzbekistan   
Place of BirthTashkent, UZB
Height1.96 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
T12, F12
Further Personal Information
Tashkent, UZB
Russian, Uzbek
Higher education
Coaching, Teaching - Uzbek State University of Physical Education and Sport: Chirchiq, UZB
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Why this sport?
He was at a specialist boarding school and his physical education teacher suggested he try athletics.
Club / Team
Central Sports Army Club [MHSK]: Uzbekistan
Name of coach
Sardor Abdukholikov [national], UZB; Anna Kazakova [personal], UZB; Galina Kazakova [personal], UZB
Senior International Debut
Competing for
Tokyo, JPN
General Interest
Boxing. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
A foot injury affected his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (, 10 Jan 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To achieve something, you need to work, regardless of whether you have talent. Sooner or later, the results will come." (, 18 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he received the Jasorat [Valour] medal from the president of Uzbekistan. (, 23 Sep 2016)

In 2013 he was named Best Athlete of the Year by the National Paralympic Association of Uzbekistan. (, 10 Jan 2014)

In 2011 he was named Best Junior Paralympic Athlete of Uzbekistan. (, 05 Dec 2011)
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games, and to set a world record. (Athlete, 13 May 2020)
His vision impairment is a result of an accident as a child. (, 18 Aug 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2012 Triple Jump F12 13.81
3 2016 Long Jump T12 7.04
3 2016 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 43.47
4 2021 Long Jump T12 6.92
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2013 Triple Jump T12 15.06
1 2017 Long Jump T12 7.18
1 2019 Long Jump T12 7.44
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 Long Jump T11/12 6.67
Heats 2014 100m T12  DSQ
1 2014 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 44.25
1 2018 Long Jump T12 7.22