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Sports

Alexander Gombozhapov: I overcome myself every day

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Alexander Gombozhapov: I overcome myself every day
Alexander Gombozhapov: I overcome myself every day
Alexander Gombozhapov: I overcome myself every day
Alexander Gombozhapov: I overcome myself every day
Alexander Gombozhapov: I overcome myself every day
Alexander Gombozhapov: I overcome myself every day
Pulling the bowstring.
Preparing to shoot a bow.
In the kitchen.
Drinking water before a training session.
A friend helps Alexander get ready for a training session.
A friend helps Alexander put on a special bandage for shooting.
Alexander’s coach hangs targets.
Archery coach Tsydenbal Tsyrenzhapov in the gym at the center for people with disabilities.
A moment before a shot.
Concentrating on the target.
With one foot.
Alexander fixates the bow with one foot while supporting it with his torso.
Alexander’s coach points to a target.
Alexander must hit the mark.
Driving.
Alexander can drive and occasionally works as a taxi driver.
At the swimming pool.
Alexander gets ready for a swimming session.
Backstroke swimming.
Swimming session.

Alexander Gombozhapov is a master of sports in archery. He achieved this title despite having no arms and only one leg. It’s been 17 years since the horrible tragedy that made Alexander an amputee. He is well adjusted to his new life now. He can handle housework, exercise, swim and even drive a car.

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