Yaroslava Shvedova is Kazakhstan's most-followed athlete on Twitter

ASTANA. August 6. KAZINFORM Tennis player Yaroslava Shvedova has the most Twitter followers than any other athlete in Kazakhstan, says web portal Vesti.kz.

Kazakhstan's №1 in tennis has currently hit 13 383 followers of Twitter and is the only Kazakhstani sportsman officially registered on the social network.

Silver medalist of the 2013 World Figure Skating Championship Denis Ten has 8 617 followers. He has squeaked past two-time Olympic champion weightlifter Ilya Iliin with 7 100 Twitter followers.

Another tennis star Galina Voskoboeva and capital of FC Kairat Almaty Samat Smakov have reached 5 643 and 2 555 followers of Twitter respectively.

Pro Team Astana has the most popular Twitter account among other sport clubs with 34 399 followers.

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