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Astana, Kazakhstan • 23 August 2022

Sports Digest: Kazakh Boxing, Junior Tennis and Mountain Biking

Kazakh athletes are making new personal records

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BOXING

Kazakh lightweight boxer Nikolay Shvab won a match against opponent with 33 wins.

On the weekend, Shvab fought in the main event in Sosua, Dominican Republic. His opponent was Dominican fighter Daniel Ramirez who had an impressive 33-3, 28 KO record at the time of the fight. However, the fight ended with a knockout victory for the Kazakh.

For Shvab, this was the eighth win of his career and first since July 9 of last year, when he defeated Rondale Hubbert (14-23-3, 8 KOs) by unanimous decision in Miami, USA. Ramirez lost for the fourth time.

TENNIS

Junior tennis players showed outstanding results at Tennis Europe and ITF Juniors tournaments.

In the ITF Juniors under-18 tournament in Dushanbe, Vitaly Zatsepin won the finals match in the men’s doubles category with partner Maximus Wong from Singapore. The Kazakh-Singaporean pair defeated Uzbek duo Bobur Madaminov and Bobur Yakubzhanov with 6:3, 7:6 (7:5).

In the first category tournament in Regensburg, Germany, Robert Kaminsky earned his first singles trophy at an international level after outplaying German Lian Binart with 6:4, 6:3.

Sophia Isakova and Anastasia Krymkova won the doubles competition in the same tournament for players under 16. In the title match, the Kazakhs proved to be stronger than the Ukrainian duo, Polina Semenyuk and Anastasia Sorska, with 6:2, 6:3.

CYCLING

Kazakhstan’s cycling team claimed victory in several competitions in Turkey.

Tatyana Geneleva of Kazakhstan's mountain biking team won the Sakarya MTB Night Race. Daniil Marukhin finished second at the Grand Prix Kapuzbasi and Almaty Cycling Team’s Anton Kuzmin became the winner on Grand Prix Cappadocia 1.2.

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