Four medals were won by athletes from Kazakhstan on the penultimate day of the Universiade in Kazan. AthletDildashKuryshbaevain68 kg weight category in the sambomatch for third place thrashed the athlete from Belarus, Olga Namazova - 3:0. At the same discipline Bagdad Zharylgasov (62 kg) in the final match lost to the Russian representative Ilya Khlybov - 0:1.
On Sunday Kazakhstan team at the Universiade in Kazan gained silver and bronze medals. Dimas Moldashev (75 kilograms) wonsilver medal in Wrestling and Ayan Ermekbayev (82 kilograms) brought bronze.
"We are proud of the Astana cycling team and Alexander Vinokourov, who won another medal at the last Olympics. And we are honored to hold the tour on the highest level in Almaty," said A. Yesimov.
The Deputy Kazakh Prime Minister, Yerbol Orynbayev, chaired the meeting. So, making the people of Kazakhstan go in for sports is a mission possible.
D. Dzhunkadelya proceeded to test drive on Ferrari F60 model made in 2009 on a dry track, but some fog. The test lasted about two hours, during which the driver of the "Astana" team has made a total of six sessions of eight laps.
"This is probably a logical ending of professional career for Alexandre Vinokourov as an Olympic champion and a repeated winner of various tournaments," Allen Chaizhunussov, Vice President of Kazakhstan Cycling Federation said.
As a rule, such international tournaments are held in Japan, China and South Korea. The Kazakhstan Federation of Archery, Crossbow and Darts managed to win the right to host the tournament in Kazakhstan.
This year's result is much better compared to the 29th rank at the 2008 Beijing Olympiad. Japan and Australia have the same number of gold medals.
Kazakh athletes won 13 medals, including 7 gold, 1 silver, 5 bronze medals. Gold medals were won by: a cyclist Alexander Vinokurov, weightlifters Zulfiya Chinshanlo, Maya Maneza, Svetlana Podobedova and Ilya Ilyin, an athlete Olga Rypakova and a boxer Serik Sapiev.
"I see that you feel the responsibility because you represent the whole country. It is your chance to prove that you have trained for a reason," President noted.
"It is a violation of my privacy," he said. "How can we explain that emails arrive as if by chance on the desktop of a journalist without knowledge of their origin? My lawyers will also prosecute anyone who infringes on my integrity."
The solemn closing ceremony of VII Asian Winter Games took place in Almaty in the Baluan Sholak Palace of Sports, Kazakhstan Today reports.
Kazakhstan, having won 42 medals: 15 gold, 15 silver, and 12 bronze, has secured the top of the medal standings.
Kazakhstan has won 13 gold medals in the 7th Winter Asian Games, the agency reports.
Kazakhstan has won the 8th gold medal in the 7th Asian Winter Games, the agency reports.
Kazakhstan won first gold medal in the 7th Winter Asian Games, the agency reports.
The opening ceremony of VII Asian Winter Games was held yesterday in the sports center Astana-Arena in Astana, Kazakhstan Today reports.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has approved a new laboratory in Kazakhstan to test athletes' samples for performance enhancing drugs, the agency reports.
Winter Asian Games flame arrived at the Almaty airport from Kuwait, KazTAG reports.
Tickets for VII Asian Winter Games will start to be sold on December 27. The participants of the press conference were informed in Almaty of the prices for all Asian Games events and presented ticket samples, the agency reports.