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KABYL Tursynay
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderWomen
Age20
Height1.20 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kustanai, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
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 wheelchair dancing 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 Disabled: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Dmitry Tsarenko [personal], KAZ, from 2015
General Interest
Hobbies
Music, dancing, cooking, reading. (Facebook profile, 13 Feb 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Achieve but don't give up." (VK profile, 08 Feb 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2018 she was named among the Best Athletes in the Kustanai region of Kazakhstan. (ng.kz, 25 Dec 2018)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (kstnews.kz, 23 Feb 2018; kazsports.kz, 20 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, and to win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2019)

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