Kazakhstan Boxing Championship started in Pavlodar
The boxing tournament, gathered about 200 sportsmen from all over Kazakhstan, started in Pavlodar.
Akim of Pavlodar region Bulat Bakauov opened the competition. He said that the tournament was a starting point for training of new Kazakh Champions XXXII Summer Olympic Games 2020 (Tokyo).
Kazakhstan boxing school is considered to be one of the best schools in the world (medals in all Olympic Games since Kazakhstan was recognized independent and sovereign state).
The head coach of Kazakhstan boxing team Myrzagali Aitzhanov arrived in Pavlodar. He said that after the championship he would build a team for 017.
About 20 fights in different weight categories were organized in the sports complex Bayantau on the first day of the competition. Among the first winners there were Pavlodar sportsmen. In the category up to 56 kg Ayshulak Kasanov was stronger than Zakariya Abdrakhmanov from Aktobe. Serik Temirzhanov fought with Spatay Igimbayev from Almaty and won.
Source: Pavlodar region akims office