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AMILOVA Fotimakhon
Sport Para swimming
NPC Uzbekistan   
GenderWomen
Age21
Place of BirthAndizhan, UZB
Height1.60 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Further Personal Information
Residence
Qarshi, UZB
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2009 in Andizhan, Uzbekistan.
Why this sport?
She liked swimming from childhood and followed her older brother into the sport.
Club / Team
Kashkadarya Swim Club: Uzbekistan
Name of coach
Ravshanbek Amilov [personal, father], UZB
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Uzbekistan
Location
Szczecin, POL
General Interest
Nicknames
Fatima (myday.uz, 22 Dec 2016)
Hobbies
Listening to music, psychology. (myday.uz, 10 Oct 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the SB13 100m breaststroke at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her father, Ravshanbek, who is also her coach. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In recognition of her achievements at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she received the Pride of Uzbekistan title. (gazeta.uz, 22 Sep 2016)

In 2016 she was named Girl of the Year by the MYDAY magazine in Uzbekistan. (myday.uz, 10 Oct 2018)
Other sports
She has represented Uzbekistan in able-bodied swimming and competed in 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 22 Apr 2020)
Milestones
She became the first female Uzbekistani Para swimmer to win a gold medal at a Paralympic Games when she placed first in the SB13 100m breaststroke final at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 Dec 2018; paralympic.org, 28 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org, 29 Oct 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 100m Butterfly S13 1:04.93
1 2016 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:12.45 
2 2016 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:25.23 
4 2016 50m Freestyle S13 28.21
5 2016 100m Freestyle S13 1:01.26 
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 400m Freestyle S13 4:55.94
1 2018 100m Freestyle S13 58.66
1 2018 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:21.82
1 2018 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:09.57
3 2018 100m Backstroke S13 1:09.58
2 2018 100m Butterfly S13 1:04.29
1 2018 50m Freestyle S13 26.90