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ZHULDASBAYEV Shakhan
Sport Para swimming
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderMen
Age40
Place of BirthAktobe, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S3, SB2, SM3
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Lyazzat, one son, one daughter
Languages
English, Kazakh, Russian
Higher education
Engineering - Zhubanov Aktobe Regional State University: Kazakhstan
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2013 in Aktobe, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
While undergoing rehabilitation in Saky, Ukraine, he was encouraged to try the sport. After returning home, he found a suitable swimming pool and began training on his own.
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Berlin, GER
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 100m backstroke at the 2014 Championships of Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2019)
Most influential person in career
Gulmiram Srazhova, a member of Aktobe Foundation for Support of Paralysed Citizens. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2019)
Hero / Idol
US boxer Muhammad Ali, US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2019)
Ambitions
To compete and win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2019)
Impairment
In 2007 he was struck by a car, which resulted in spinal cord injuries. (kazpravda.kz, 22 Nov 2016)
Other information
FURTHER STUDIES
He has studied at the AlmaU Graduate School of Business in Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2019 50m Backstroke S3 1:16.73
Heats 2019 50m Freestyle S3 1:15.41
Heats 2019 200m Freestyle S3 5:13.41
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 50m Backstroke S4 1:09.45
6 2018 100m Freestyle S4 2:31.42
5 2018 200m Freestyle S4 4:56.81
6 2018 50m Freestyle S4 1:16.49