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KABYL Tursynay
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Kazakhstan   
Height1.20 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Kustanai, KAZ
Kazakh, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2015 in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
She tried Para dance sport when she was younger but realised it was not a sport she liked. She switched to powerlifting following the suggestion of Duisengali Ospanov, president of Kustanai Regional Paralympic Committee.
Club / Team
Kustanai Regional Sports Club for the Impaired: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Dmitry Tsarenko [personal], KAZ, from 2015
General Interest
Music, dancing, cooking, reading. (Facebook profile, 02 Jul 2021)
In 2016 she sustained an arm injury in a non-sport related accident. She underwent two operations, which included inserting a metal plate in her arm. (, 27 Apr 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Achieve but don't give up." (Facebook profile, 02 Jul 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2018 and 2019 she was named among the Best Athletes in the Kustanai region of Kazakhstan. (, 23 Dec 2019;, 25 Dec 2018)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (, 23 Dec 2019)
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (, 27 Apr 2020)
She is a person of short stature. (Instagram profile, 21 Apr 2022)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2019 41kg 63.0
9 2019 Team 248.07
11 2021 41kg 79.0