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62 athletes from Kazakhstan to participate in Olympic Games in South Korea

62 athletes were included in the list of sportsmen from Kazakhstan to participate in the Olympic Games in South Korea, Vice Minister of Culture and Sports Saken Musaybekov said during a press-conference in the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Astana city 07 December, 16:12

"Dynamics of performance of national teams of the country in sports included in the Olympic program in the current Olympic cycle, demonstrates the increased competitiveness of our athletes and allows us to count on winning the planned licenses", he said.

To date, the National Team of Kazakhstan has 23 Olympic licenses: in biathlon -10; in figure skating - 3; in the short track - 10.

"The Ministry compiled a list of likely candidates to participate in the 2018 Olympics. This 62 athletes in 9 sports", the speaker added.

We note, from 9 to 25 February 2018, XXIII Olympic Games in Pyongchang (South Korea) will be held, the participation of more than 5000 athletes and officials from more than 80 countries is planned.

There are 102 sets of medals in 15 sports (biathlon - 11, bobsleigh - 3, skeleton - 2, curling - 3, speed skating - 14, figure skating - 5, short track - 8, ski - 11, , cross-country skiing - 12, ski jumping - 4, freestyle - 10, snowboard - 10, luge - 4, ice hockey - 2).
 





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