New composition of National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan approved

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The National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan announced staff reshuffling. Following today’s meeting of the General Assembly of the National Olympic Committee, Gennady Golovkin has been unanimously elected the President of the Organization. The Executive Committee and other officials of the NOC were elected as well, Kazinform News Agency reports.

Gennady Golovkin
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Gennady Golovkin, new President of the NOC – professional boxer of Kazakhstan. Silver medalist of the 2004 Olympic Games, world amateur boxing champion. Two-time IBF, WBA, and IBO middleweight champion, world’s reigning IBO champion. More information is available here.

Askar Mamin
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Askar Mamin, Vice President of the NOC for Winter Sports – Kazakh statesman and policy maker. He was the Mayor of Astana and Minister of Transport and Communications (2005-2006), First Deputy Prime Minister (2016-2019) and Prime Minister of Kazakhstan (2019-2022).

Daniyar Abulgazin
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Daniyar Abulgazin, Vice President of the NOC for Summer Sports – President of the Water Sports Federation of Kazakhstan, President of the Table Tennis Federation of Kazakhstan, Chairman of the Combat and Strength Sports Confederation, member of the Board of Trustees of Almaty Triathlon Federation Public Association, member of the Board of Trustees of the Fizmat Endowment Fund Public Foundation.

Andrey Kryukov
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Andrey Kryukov, Vice President for International Cooperation – multiple prizewinner and cup winner of Kazakhstan’s water polo championships. In 1991, he joined the national water polo team and participated in a number of world championships and international tournaments. Since 2019, he has been the President of the Water Sports Federation of Kazakhstan. In 2015-2016, he was the advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan. Since 2020 till present, he was the Secretary General of the NOC of Kazakhstan.
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Yerbol Myrzabossynov, Vice President for General Affairs. He is a graduate of the Semipalatinsk State Pedagogical Institute, Kazakh Innovative University of Humanities and Law, and Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism. From 2020 to 2021, he was the Executive Director of the Qazaq Kuresi Association. In 2021-2023, he was the Rector of the Academy of Physical Culture and Mass Sports. Since February 27, 2023, he has held the post of the Chairman of the Committee for Sport and Physical Culture at the Ministry of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan.

Serik Sapiyev
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Serik Sapiyev, Vice President for Paralympic Games Development – Chairman of the Committee for Sport and Physical Culture at the Ministry of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan. 2005 and 2007 world boxing champion, 2012 Olympic Games gold winner, merited master of sports of Kazakhstan, winner of the Val Barker Trophy 2012.

Zhanar Utesheva
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Zhanar Utesheva, Secretary General of the NOC –  official spokesperson of Gennady Golovkin’s team for the past 13 years.

The federations for Olympic sports will be led by:

Oleg Pochivalov
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Oleg Pochivalov– trap shooter, chief coach of the National Trapshooting Team.

Dmitry Balandin
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Dmitry Balandin– swimmer, 2016 Olympic Games winner in men’s 200 breaststroke, three time champion of the 2014 Asian Games, 2015 Universiade winner.

Dias Suleimenov
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Dias Suleimenov – businessman, Director General of LLP Qamqor Management, President of the National Ski Association, Vice President of the National Paralympic Committee.

Bolat Utemuratov
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Bolat Utemuratov – businessman and philanthropist, President of the Kazakhstan Tennis Federation and Vice President of the International Tennis Federation.

Aliya Yussupova
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Aliya Yussupova – athlete, sport official, participant of the 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games.

Kuanyshbek Yessekeyev
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Kuanyshbek Yessekeyev – Chairman of the Board and member of the Board of Directors at JSC Kazakhtelecom.

Gaji Gajiyev
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Gaji Gajiyev – Director General of LLP SA Construction Group. Since 2009, he has been the member of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the Republican Union of Martial Arts of Kazakhstan, Vice President for International Affairs of the Russian Kung Fu Federation (2013), President of the NOMAD MMA Republican Federation (since 2015), President of the Kazakhstan Kung Fu Association (2016-2018), President of the Pencak Silat Association (since 2018), Vice President of the Kazakhstan United Federation of Mixed Martial Arts MMA (since 2019).

Danial Akhmetov
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Danial Akhmetov– statesman, Governor of the East Kazakhstan region (2014-2023), Prime Minister of Kazakhstan (2003-2007), Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan (2007-2009), member of the Board (Minister) for Energy and Infrastructure of the Eurasian Economic Commission (2011-2014).

Yerlan Darimov
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Yerlan Darimov– ex-Director General of Samruk-Kazyna Trust Social Projects Development Foundation.

Abai Alpamyssov
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Abai Alpamyssov, Chairman of the NOC Audit Commission. He was the Secretary General of the National Basketball Federation, ex-President of the National Basketball Federation and Deputy Governor of Kyzylorda region.

Members of the NOC Audit Commission are:

Zhetes Suleimenov
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Zhetes Suleimenov – Secretary General of the Cycling Federation of Kazakhstan.

Rabbani Ashimbekov
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Rabbani Ashimbekov – Secretary General of the Gymnastics Federation of Kazakhstan.

Rollan Serikov
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Rollan Serikov – Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Sports and Physical Culture of the Ministry of Tourism and Sport of Kazakhstan.

Olga Rypakova
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Olga Rypakova became the Representative of Athletes elected by the Commission of Athletes. She is the Kazakh athlete specializing in long jump, triple jump and heptathlon. She holds a gold medal of the 2012 London Games, a silver medal of the 2008 Beijing Games and a bronze medal of the 2016 Rio Games in triple jump.

The National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan was established on February 3, 1990 and was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in September 1993. In its activity, the organization is ruled by the IOC Olympic Charter, Constitution and laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the NOC Charter. The mission of the NOC is to develop and protect the Olympic movement and to promote Olympic values – excellence, respect and friendship – in the territory of Kazakhstan.

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