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President of Kazakhstan met with Gennady Golovkin

29 June, 2018 13:14
Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev met with boxing world champion among professionals on the versions of the WBC, WBA (Super), IBO Gennady Golovkin, the press service of Akorda informed.

During the meeting, welcoming world champion Gennady Golovkin, the Head of State noted that Kazakhstanis are proud and admire his impressive results in professional sports.

"Compatriots are very attentive to your fights. You represent Kazakhstan with dignity, do not forget about your homeland and talk about it everywhere. We are proud of you. You are waiting for a very important fight in September. On behalf of all the people of Kazakhstan, I wish you success in this matter", Nursultan Nazarbayev said.

The Head of State stressed the great role of Gennady Golovkin in popularizing sports in Kazakhstan and enhancing country's international image.

"In your weight you are unsurpassed, you were awarded the title of the most knockout boxer, who does not have any defeats. These are great achievements and good propaganda of our sport and of Kazakhstan as a whole. We appreciate your efforts. If there is an opportunity to hold a battle in Kazakhstan, we will help", the President of Kazakhstan noted.

In turn, G. Golovkin thanked Nursultan Nazarbayev for his personal support, the huge contribution and attention given to the development of sports in Kazakhstan, including the boxing school.

"For my part, I will do my best to further glorify the country on international arenas. If everything goes well, we plan to hold a battle in Kazakhstan. I believe that our people deserve such a great spectacle. I think it will be interesting for everyone to see such a significant event", Gennady Golovkin said.

Also, the boxer presented the President of Kazakhstan with his boxing championships among professionals in the versions of WBC, WBA (Super), IBO and IBF.

At the end of the meeting, the Head of State awarded Golovkin the Order "The First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Nation's Leader Nursultan Nazarbayev".

Photo: the press service of Akorda