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KARIMOVA Vusala
Sport Para dance sport, Wheelchair Fencing
NPC Azerbaijan   
GenderWomen
Age34
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
L&F2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Baku, AZE
Occupation
Public Servant, Student
Languages
Azerbaijani, Russian
Higher education
Law - Moscow State University of Humanities and Economics: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age 25 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Why this sport?
She switched from Para fencing to Para dance sport after receiving an invitation to try dancing.
General Interest
Other sports
She used to compete in Para fencing and won silver at the national championships. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019; cso-central.asia, 23 Jan 2018)
Other information
PARACHUTE JUMP
Alongside fellow Azerbaijani Paralympian Kamal Mammadov, she performed a parachute jump in Moscow, Russian Federation. The jump was initiated by the National Paralympic Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan as part of a number of events dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birth of former Azerbaijani president Heydar Aliyev. (vestnikkavkaza.net, 11 Jun 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Wheelchair Fencing
Rank Year Event Result
27 2013 Individual Foil A  
29 2013 Individual Epee A  
World Championships - Para dance sport
Rank Year Event Result
12 2015 C2/5D Combi Latin  
7 2015 C2/5D Combi Freestyle