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PRIMAK Zarina
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderWomen
Age40
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kazakhstan
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Kazakh, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2019 at age 39 in Charsk, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
"I always wanted to test myself in sports but I did not have the opportunity for a very long time. Only with the opening of a sports club for people with an impairment did I get the chance to fulfil my dream."
Club / Team
Charsk Sports Club: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Vadim Atybayev [personal], KAZ, from 2019
General Interest
Hobbies
Gardening. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Para armwrestling in Kazakhstan. (kazsports.kz, 24 Dec 2018)
Other sports
She has competed in Para armwrestling and won two silver medals at the world championships. (vksport.kz, 11 Apr 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. (yk.kz, 12 Apr 2019; vksport.kz, 11 Apr 2019)
Impairment
At about age six or seven she was hit by a train and lost her legs. She had been crossing the tracks with a group of children when she stopped to help a boy who had fallen over. (yk.kz, 12 Apr 2019; vksport.kz, 11 Apr 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
16 2019 +86kg 62.0