Kazakhstan replaces two weightlifters at 2012 Olympics in London

ASTANA. July 27. KAZINFORM The coaching staff of Kazakhstan's national weightlifting team replaced two athletes at 2012 Olympics in London, Kazinform has learnt from Vesti.kz.

Arli Chontei (56 kg) and Farkhad Kharki (62 kg) were replaced by Kirill Pavlov (77 kg) and Alexander Zaichikov (105 kg) respectively.

A. Chontei and F. Kharki suffered injuries, according to the press service of the Kazakh State Agency for Sports and Physical Culture Affairs.

The official opening ceremony of XXX Olympics will be held today in London. Kazakhstan is represented by 116 athletes.

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