Page back
SOVETKANOV Nurali
Sport Para swimming
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderMen
Age18
Place of BirthÍskemen, KAZ
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ískemen, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Kazakh, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2009, at age six, in Oskemen, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
His parents enrolled him in the sport.
Club / Team
Oskemen Sports Club for People with Impairments: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Kirill Shmurygin [personal], KAZ
General Interest
Hobbies
Skiing, running, skating, snowboarding. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2019, 19 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Securing his place to compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His parents, and his first coach Maksim Filimonov. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2019, 19 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Russian wrestler Aleksandr Karelin, Russian swimmer Aleksandr Popov, US swimmer Michael Phelps, US boxers Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson, Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2019)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2021 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:10.99
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2019 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:10.79
Heats 2019 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:32.70
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2021 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:11.57
12 2021 50m Freestyle S13 26.91
13 2021 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:31.88
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
11 2018 400m Freestyle S13 5:35.29
13 2018 100m Freestyle S13 1:05.66
7 2018 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:36.06
7 2018 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:14.64