The Taekwondo WT Academy
of the Kyrgyz Republic

The Kyrgyzstan Para-Taekwondo (WT) Federation

Federation of Para-Taekwondo of the Kyrgyz Republic


The Federation of Para-Taekwondo of the Kyrgyz Republic was established in 2015. Officially registered with the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic. It is a member of the Kyrgyz National Paralympic Committee. The President of the Federation of Para-Taekwondo of the Kyrgyz Republic is Tohturbaev Ubaidula Fatullaevich.

he purpose of the Federation is to involve people with disabilities in sports and taekwondo in particular. The basic sports institution of the Federation of Para-Taekwondo of the Kyrgyz Republic is the Taekwondo Academy of the Kyrgyz Republic. Children with various physical disabilities exercise free of charge three times a week under the guidance of coaches from the Kyrgyz Taekwondo Academy. They also receive free taekwondo uniforms, tracksuits and protective gear, and sports equipment in the form of feet, pads and protectors.

The president of the Kyrgyzstan Para-Taekwondo Federation, Ubaidula Tohturbaev, said he sees the federation’s social mission and responsibility as encouraging young people with disabilities to take up sports. It is known that such people experience discomfort in society, where not enough attention is paid to their problems and needs, and where they find it difficult to adapt psychologically and socially.

Para-sports give them the opportunity, through systematic exercises, to improve their health and achieve notable achievements in their chosen sport. Such adaptation through sport allows them to increase their psychological stability, to integrate confidently into society, and to take a worthy place in life,” emphasizes Ubaidula Tohturbaev.


International Paralympic Committee

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC, International Paralympic Committee) is the international non-governmental organization that governs the Paralympic movement. The Committee makes decisions about the Paralympic Games, and is the sports federation for a number of Paralympic sports.

The IPC determines which sports will be represented at the Paralympic Games, the overall scheme of the games organization, the standards used, etc. But the direct organization of the Paralympic Games is carried out by the Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games, which is created in the respective country to hold the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The IPC was created in 1989. Its founders were sport federations for the disabled, as well as 42 national disability sport organizations in different countries. Among the founders was the International Committee on Deaf Sports, but it withdrew from the IPC in 1994.

Now the IPC has 161 National Paralympic Committees, 5 regional organizations (by type of disability), 10 International Sports Federations (by type of sport) and 4 International Disability Sports Organizations (by type of disability) as its members. Sports organizations for people with disabilities include the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation, the International Association for Sports and Recreation for Persons with Cerebral Palsy, the International Federation of Sports for the Blind and the International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.

The supreme body of the IPC is the General Assembly of its members, which meets every two years. The headquarters of the committee is in Bonn, Germany. The president of the IPC is Andrew Parsons, a Brazilian journalist and sports figure, the third president of the International Paralympic Committee since 2017.


Kyrgyz National Paralympic Committee 


The Kyrgyz National Paralympic Committee (KNPK) is the supreme body for Paralympic sports, officially recognized by the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic. It represents the country outside its borders, enters into relations with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and coordinates the work of industry federations and movements.

NPC KR was established April 2, 2004.

On May 23, 2022, at the Conference of the Kyrgyz Paralympic Committee, with the participation of sports federations among the disabled, the Association of the Disabled of Kyrgyzstan and the management of the Department of Sports of the Kyrgyz Republic were elected members of the Executive Committee of the KNPK.

Toktorkbek Aidaraliev was unanimously elected the President of the KNPK.

Salamat Bekboyev was elected General Secretary

Federations – official members of the Executive Committee of the KNPK:


Swimming among the LEAs

Para Taekwondo


Para Judo

Wrestling among the VIPs



“Our main goal is to make sports as accessible as possible to people with disabilities,” Toktorbek Aidaraliev.

he Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On Paralympic Sports

According to the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic, adopted on December 29, 2016 (№226), the basic principles of Paralympic sport in the Kyrgyz Republic are: ensuring equal conditions and opportunities for its development in relation to the conditions and opportunities for the development of sports in general; accessibility of sports facilities for activities and participation in sports and sports events of citizens with disabilities; responsibility of public authorities and local authorities, sports organizations, as well as officials for providing

The Law also refers to state support of Paralympic sports by public authorities, in particular: organization of activities on preparation and participation of national teams of the Kyrgyz Republic in Paralympic Games, Asian Paralympic Games, Asian Championships, World Championships and other international sports competitions, as well as in other national sports competitions in Paralympic sports; organization of construction, reconstruction and repair of sports facilities to ensure their accessibility to practice and participation in sports and entertainment events, as well as in other national sports competitions.

The State provides guaranteed assistance to citizens to perform for the national team in international sports competitions, including the Paralympic Games; the establishment of special state scholarships for members of national teams in Paralympic sports; and monetary compensation based on participation in the Paralympic Games and the Asian Paralympic Games.

Financial provision of Paralympic sports shall be carried out through allocation of not less than 3 percent of funds, envisaged for development of physical education and sports in the republican and local budgets; providing Paralympic sports organizations with sports equipment and supplies; financing Paralympic sports development programmers; creating conditions for development of Paralympic sports.


Honoring the Para-Taekwondo sportsman of Kyrgyzstan


On July 17, 2018 in the capital of Jordan – the city of Amman – the Open Asian Championship in para taekwondo took place. For the first time Kyrgyzstan was represented by a pupil of the Federation of para taekwondo of the Kyrgyz Republic – Nishanbu Zhiyanalieva, the owner of the International black belt in taekwondo. Training and preparation sessions were held under the guidance of coach Ubaiduly Tokhturbaev. Nishanbu performed in the sports class K-43 and took 4th place.

January 6, 2021 in the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of the Mayor’s Office of Bishkek was held honoring athletes and leaders of sports associations. The head of the Department, Nurlan Tokonov, presented a letter of appreciation to the President of the Para-Taekwondo Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic, Ubaidul Tokhturbaev for his hard work and contribution to the development of physical culture and sports.

The diplomas for high sports results and successful performance in the international arena were also awarded to the members of the national para taekwondo team, Zhiyanalieva Nyshanbu, who participated in the Asian Championship, and Andrey Andreyev, Kyrgyzstan’s champion and holder of the international black belt.

The Federation of Para-Taekwondo of the Kyrgyz Republic expressed its gratitude to Nurlan Tokonoev, Head of the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of Bishkek City Hall, for the appreciation of the coaches and athletes with disabilities.

Marat Abdyldaev and Begaly Makeyev are young para taekwondo athletes of Kyrgyzstan with great hopes, who in the future can prove themselves at international competitions and win medals of the highest standard for our country.


Official meeting with the President of the Asian Paralympic Committee


The official meeting of the President of Para-Taekwondo Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic Ubaidula Tohturbaev with the President of Asian Paralympic Committee Majid Abdulla Rashed Al-Usaymi and CEO Tarek Soway.

At the meeting, the Asian Paralympic Committee President Majid Abdullah Rashed Al-Usaymi has expressed interest in implementing sports projects in the Kyrgyz Republic, aimed at supporting and developing the Paralympic movement, in particular the development of Para-Taekwondo in our country.

In turn, the Federation of Para-Taekwondo of the Kyrgyz Republic also expressed interest in bilateral and mutually beneficial cooperation.


Sports classification in Para-Taekwondo


4.5 Sport Class K41

4.5.1 Description.

An athlete of class K41 has a bilateral amputation of the arm or dysmelia (congenital limb abnormality) from the shoulder combined with total loss of the arm or humerus.

4.6 Sports Class K42

4.6.1 Description

4.6.1 K42 Unilateral amputation from the shoulder or dysmelia or bilateral amputation above the elbow (2 limbs amputated above the elbow)

4.7 Athletic Class K43

4.7.1 Description

A K43 class athlete has a bilateral amputation at or below the elbow. The arm length, measured from the acromion (humeral point) to the farthest point of the affected elbow, is equal to or shorter in length than the sum of the length of the humerus and the radius of the unaffected arm. Bilateral dysmelia in total upper extremity length, measured from the acromion to the farthest point of the affected limb, is 0.674 x height in the standing position.

4.8 Sport Class K44

4.8.1 Description.

A Class K44 athlete has (medical report):

– Neurological impairment (CNS, PNS), monoplegia or

– bilateral or unilateral amputation at the wrist.