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ZHAKUPOV Anuar
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderMen
Age36
Place of BirthAktobe, URS
Height1.67 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Almaty, KAZ
Languages
Kazakh, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2016 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Club / Team
Innova Sport: Almaty, KAZ
Name of coach
Artur Tomitssky [national, personal], KAZ, from 2016
Senior International Debut
Year
2019
Competing for
Kazakhstan
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, playing video games. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Artur Tomitssky. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian mixed martial artist Khabib Nurmagomedov. (Athlete, 12 Jul 20199)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 10 May 2019; kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To finish in the top five athletes in his weight category at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, and to qualify for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 10 May 2019)
Impairment
In 2008 he sustained spinal cord injuries in a car accident. (Athlete, 10 May 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
17 2019 65kg 110.0