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UTEBALIYEV Ruslan
Sport Para swimming
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderMen
Age23
Place of BirthOral, KAZ
Height1.78 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Oral, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2010 in Oral, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
His mother introduced him to a swimming sports school.
Name of coach
Samgat Abeshov, KAZ, from 2017
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Location
Sharjah, UAE
General Interest
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold and two silver medals at the 2017 national tournament [Spartakiad] in Atyray, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps, Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2017)
Awards and honours
He was named Sporting Hope at the 2014 Kaisar Tulga Awards in Kazakhstan. (paralympic.kz, 19 Nov 2014)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2017)
Impairment
He was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenital [AMC] condition, which affected the development of his limbs. (sports.kz, 02 Oct 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2014 400m Freestyle S8 5:17.83
6 2014 100m Butterfly S8 1:24.16
6 2014 100m Freestyle S8 1:08.42
4 2014 100m Backstroke S8 1:16.69
3 2014 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points  
  2014 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points  DSQ
5 2014 50m Freestyle S8 31.67