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KHAMAYEV Rakhmetzhan
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthChundzha, URS
Height1.70 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Zamira
Residence
Chundzha, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Kazakh, Russian, Uyghur
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Chundzha, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
"The main reason was that we didn't have any other sports [in his village]. And then I fell in love with this sport."
Club / Team
Almaty Sports Club for People with Impairments: Taldykorgan, KAZ
Name of coach
Denis Orlov [personal], KAZ, from 2009; Ramil Shakharov [personal], KAZ, from 2015
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Location
Dubai, UAE
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing the guitar, fishing. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2020 Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 16 Aug 2021; paralympic.org, 24 Jun 2021)
Hero / Idol
Kazakhstani powerlifter Nodarzhan Khamrullayev. (Athlete, 28 Sep 2017)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019; csp-parasport.kz, 28 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
5 2021 88kg 195.0
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
12 2017 88kg 175.0
  2019 88kg  NoM
5 2019 Team 402.13
7 2021 88kg 195.0
Asian Para Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 72kg 155
2 2018 88kg 197