Pavlodar team won the relay of BI GROUP IRONMAN 70.3 ASTANA tournament, which was held last weekend in Nur Sultan.
The distance at 70.3 miles Basil Zvonarev, Paul Gacko and Alexander Kolanda have overcome in 3 hours 58 minutes. Athletes won gold, surpassing more than 100 teams from different countries.
In total, about 20 athletes from Pavlodar region came to the start of the BI GROUP IRONMAN 70.3 ASTANA tournament. Among them – Alexander Khitrov, who is a regular participant of the competition “Ironman”, and the head of the regional Department of physical culture, sports and tourism Marat Aidashev.
– Congratulations on this sporting festival for all who have passed this distance, is a big achievement, – said Marat Adashev. – I congratulate our team that won the relay. Pavlodar is the third year among the three leaders in these competitions and this year for the first time became winners.
Bi GROUP IRONMAN 70.3 ASTANA tournament gathered more than 1400 participants from 50 countries. Among the famous participants of the tournament were Olympic Cycling champion Alexander Vinokurov, Olympic participant, a triathlete Catherine dropped his trousers, the head of the Udmurt Republic Alexander Brechalov and the President of triathlon Federation of Russia Pyotr Ivanov and others. Athletes of the RGO category also took part in the race. Among them are such famous athletes as Tim don, Nils Fromhold, Daniel Sapunov and others.
Photo By Olga Muzalevskaya