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Astana, Kazakhstan • 01 July, 2023 | 16:10
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Kazakhstan to Host 21 International Sports Events Until the End of 2023

The list includes events for senior and junior athletes competing in both Olympic and non-Olympic sports

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Until the end of this year, Kazakhstan plans to host 21 international sports tournaments of varying scales, QazMonitor reports citing the sport and physical education committee.

Yerbol Myrzabosynov, the chair of the sport and physical education committee, said that organizing such international events serves multiple purposes.

"First, it aims to increase general interest in sports and promote their popularity. Additionally, such competitions allow us to utilize our sports infrastructure and assess its compliance with international standards. Our athletes gain valuable experience at the highest level. Of course, when organizing such events, we prioritize minimizing costs," said Myrzabosynov.

The list of major upcoming tournaments includes:

  • The Kazakhstan International Series 2023 badminton tournament, scheduled for October-November.

  • The Galym Zharylgapov Memorial Tournament, an international boxing event for men and women, to be held in December.

  • The Senior International Freestyle Wrestling Tournament in memory of Dinmukhamed Konayev, scheduled for the October-December period.

  • The Tournament for Prizes of Amin Tuyakov, an international athletics event, set to be hosted in December.

  • The Table Tennis 2023 WTT Contender in Almaty, scheduled for August 29-September 3.

  • The World Armwrestling Championship, set for the August-September period.

  • The AJP Tour Astana International Jiu-jitsu Championship date is to be announced.

  • The 2023 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Zone Championships in Astana, to be held on July 3-8.

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