The duathlon race was organized in Pavlodar within the Health Festival. The distance was 30 km.
About 5000 sports fans came to the city palace of Culture of Yestay. Among them there were professional athletes, doctors, students, schoolchildren and many others. Participants of duathlon should run 10 km and ride a bicycle – 20 km.
20-year-old Valery Dolgoshey won (1 min 35 sec). Akim of Pavlodar region Bulat Bakauov also took part in the marathon.
“We will aim that Pavlodar region remains the sporting region. It is necessary to go in for sports and involve young people in it. If the weather conditions allow next week we will plan to take part in the bicycle race from Pavlodar to Terenkol village (100 km) with professional cyclists and our veterans”, Bulat Bakauov noted.