From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia
Zulfiya Gabidullina (Template:Lang-ru, born 22 November 1965) is a Kazakhstani Paralympic swimmer who competes in the S3 category. At the 2016 Summer Paralympics, aged 50, she won a gold medal in the 100 m freestyle, improving her own world record, and bringing Kazakhstan its only gold medal at the Paralympics. Gabidullina became disabled at the age of five. She is a businesswoman. She took up competitive swimming in 2007 and qualified for the 2012 Paralympics and 2013 and 2015 world championships.