Serik Sapiyev appointed chairman of Committee on Sports and Physical Education of the Ministry of Culture and Sports
Serik Sapiev was born in 1983 in the Karaganda region. He graduated from the Buketov Karaganda State University as a physical education teacher and with a major in law; in 2014 he graduated from Brunel University (Bolashak Fellow); in 2016 he received a master’s degree in pedagogical sciences from the Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism.
He began his career in 2002. In various years, he worked as a trainer-teacher, sports director at the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation, general director of Astana Arlans.
From February 2017 to the present, he served as a deputy of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan of the sixth convocation, a member of the Committee on Socio-Cultural Development.
Two-time world boxing champion (2005, 2007), two-time Asian champion (2007, 2009). Bronze medalist of the World Championship (2009). Winner of the Asian Games (2010). Silver medalist of the World Championship (2011).
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan