Kazakhstan Open Triathlon Championship started in Astana on July 30. 200 sportsmen took part in it. They had to swim 1.9 km, ride a bicycle – 90 km and run 21.1 km.
The head of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan – President of the Kazakhstan Triathlon Federation Karim Massimov gave the congratulatory speech to the contestant. He congratulated sportsmen on the holiday and wished them victory.
The team of Pavlodar region was represented by Alexander Dymovskikh, Viktor Bondar and Vadim Gorbachevsky. The team relay was orrganized for the week. Gorbachevsky Vadim swam, Dymovskikh Alexander bicycled and Viktor Bondar ran 21.1 km. As a result, our team won second place in the republican competition.
The head of the Department of Sports and Physical Culture of Pavlodar region Marat Aidashev made impossible – he reached all triathlon distances for 5 hours 41 minutes and won 4th place.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev, and Minister of Culture and Sports Arystanbek Mukhamediuly waited for the sportsmen at the finish. Akim of Astana Asset Isekeshev gave them honorary diplomas and medals.