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Astana, Kazakhstan • 21 December, 2022 | 08:16

Sports Digest: Short Track World Cup in Almaty Ends with Gold for Kazakh Athlete

Dec.12-19 news in short track, speed skating, hockey, and more

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National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan
National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan

ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup hosted by Almaty came to a close, but not without a few medal grabs by Team Kazakhstan. Check out the full list of sports wins presented by QazMonitor below.

SHORT TRACK

Denis Nikisha won gold and a bronze medal at the World Cup in Almaty

He earned gold and bronze in the men's 500 meter event.

National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan
National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan

SPEED SKATING

Nadezhda Morozova won a bronze medal at the World Cup in Canada

The leader of Kazakhstan's speed skating team came in third in the women’s 1,500-meter event at the speed skating World Cup in Calgary, Canada.

Sport Qory
Sport Qory

WEIGHTLIFTING

Nurgisa Adiletuly won a silver medal at the World Championships in Colombia

He placed second in the 96-kilogram weight class.

National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan
National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan

SKIING

Ayana Zholdas won a bronze medal at the European Cup in Finland

She placed third in the women’s aerials at the FIS European Cup in Ruka, Finland. Her teammates Marzhan Akzhigit and Zhanbota Aldabergenova landed in the top 10 of the event placing 6th and 7th, respectively.

National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan
National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan

BIATHLON

Vadim Kurales won a silver medal at the IBU Junior Cup in Italy

He finished second in the men’s 15-kilometer individual competition at the IBU Junior Cup in Val Martello, Italy.

National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan
National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan

ICE HOCKEY

Kazakhstan finished second at the Ice Hockey Youth World Championship

Our team made it to the final where they lost to Norway. This result did not allow our team to break into the elite division of the world championship.

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