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ASKAROVA Kabira
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderWomen
Age43
Place of BirthKzyl-Orda, URS
Height1.50 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Leg length difference
Further Personal Information
Family
Two children
Residence
Kyzylorda, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Kazakh, Russian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Kyzylorda State University: Kazakhstan
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up powerlifting in 2008 at age 31.
Why this sport?
She was spotted by regional Para sports coach Yury Moshcheyev, who suggested she try powerlifting. "I like power sports."
Club / Team
Kyzylorda Sports Club for the Impaired: Kazakhstan
Name of coach
Artur Tomitssky, KAZ, from 2018
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Kazakhstan
Location
Malaysia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 44kg category at the 2010 Asian Para Games in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Kazakhstani weightlifter Ilya Ilyin. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (100esim.el.kz, 17 Sep 2018; kazsports.kz, 20 Dec 2017)

She was received the Samgau national prize for achievements in the field of sport. (zhiger.kz, 27 Nov 2011)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness while she was at school. (ru.kyzylorda-news.kz, 04 Oct 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2012 44kg 65
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2017 50kg  NoM
  2019 50kg  NoM
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 50kg 81