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DALIYEV Siyazbek
Sport Para swimming
NPC Kazakhstan   
Place of BirthTselinograd, URS
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
S5, SB6, SM5
Further Personal Information
Two children
Kazakh, Russian
Higher education
Translation/interpretation - Kazakh-Russian University: Nur-Sultan, KAZ
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming late in 2008 in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
His grandmother encouraged him to pursue an active lifestyle after the injury and enrolled him in swimming as a sport that she considered to be safe for him.
General Interest
Fitness. (Athlete, 28 Feb 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 28 Feb 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents, and his relatives. (, 10 Oct 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You need to be grateful, fight against your laziness and go forward." (, 10 Oct 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2011 he was named as one of the two Best Para Athletes in Kazakhstan, together with fellow swimmer Mikhail Yeryomenko. (, 14 Feb 2012)

In 2009 he received the Altyn Adam award as the Best Athlete of the Year in Kazakhstan. (, 02 Dec 2009)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 28 Feb 2019;, 20 Dec 2017)
To win a medal in the 50m butterfly at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 28 Feb 2019)
He lost both arms at age 12 after receiving an electric shock from a transformer while playing in the yard at school. (, 26 May 2011)
Other information
He graduated in sport studies at the Faculty of Olympic Sports of the Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He also has a master's degree in physical education and sports from the Eurasian National University in Astana, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 28 Feb 2019;, 14 Jul 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2015 50m Butterfly S6 36.73
Heats 2015 100m Backstroke S6 1:38.81
6 2019 50m Freestyle S5 35.37
7 2019 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 3:01.53
4 2019 50m Butterfly S5 35.37
8 2019 50m Backstroke S5 41.10
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2016 100m Backstroke S6 1:36.36
14 2016 100m Freestyle S6 1:29.30
13 2016 50m Freestyle S6 37.16
5 2016 50m Butterfly S6 37.00
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
  2014 100m Breaststroke SB7  DSQ
5 2014 50m Butterfly S6 36.44
7 2014 50m Freestyle S6 36.87
6 2014 100m Backstroke S6 1:41.76
3 2014 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points  
9 2014 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:44.00
3 2018 50m Backstroke S5 40.44
14 2018 100m Breaststroke SB6 2:02.26
1 2018 50m Butterfly S5 37.40
4 2018 50m Freestyle S5 34.56