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50 Kazakhstani sportsmen to take part in II Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing

11 July, 2014 16:11
“50 Kazakhstani sportsmen will take part in the II Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China,” Deputy Chairman of the Agency of Kazakhstan for Sports and Physical Culture Ilsiyar Kanagatov announced during the sitting today July 11, 2014.

The Kazakhstan’s sportsmen have won 42 licenses in 21 types of sport. 50 sportsmen will take part in the Olympics. It should be noted the preparation is focused in the Olympic Training Centers, the Deputy Chairman stated.

According to him, to date there is a progress on the number of the conquered licenses and the number of participants in comparison with the last games.

We intend to  grab gold medals  in wrestling, weightlifting and boxing; silver medals  in  rowing, equestrian sport,  freestyle wrestling, boxing and the bronze medals in taekwondo,women wrestling, judo, swimming boxing and etc.,” he noted.

“It is very serious task. And we are to improve our results achieved in the I Summer Youth Olympic Games in Singapore where Kazakhstan took the  24th place in the team event.

Madina Nurbekova