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Inauguration Ceremony of KAFU`s Sport Complex

KAFU`s Sport Complex was opened on September 20th. This event was dedicated to the 20th anniversary of KAFU and became an important step towards implementation of the “City University” project

- I am very pleased that this project, the project we had been working so hard on,  successfully completed – reveals KAFU president, member of the National Accademy of Science, Erezhep Mambetkaziev. – KAFU is constantly improving its facilities, and our improvement is constantly moving forward.

Deputy akim of Ust-Kamenogorsk Bulbul Bakinova, KAFU vice-president Dan Ballst, partner from the USA, executive director of Football Association and Ust-Kamenogorsk`s Football Federation Oralbek Adilhanov congratulated KAFU on this event and its 20th anniversary. Traditionally the band was cute.

-          Opening of this Sport Complex is an important event in the development of KAFU – says Marshall Christensen. – Also, it is very remarkable that this event takes plae in the year of its 20th anniversary.

-          In 20 years KAFU has brought up the pleiad of outstanding athletes. There are 8 world champions, 14 champions of Asia, 6 champions and prize-winners of World Student Games, 17, 54 Master of Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan among them.

 Honored Master of Sports Alexey Poltaranin, Master of Sports of the international category Sergey Cherepanov are both world champions and champions of Asia on alpine ski. KAFU  student (major – Physical Education and Sport) Gennadiy Matvienko is the champion of World Winter Student Games on cross country ski race (Trentino, Italy). Members of KAFU`s hokey team Evgeniy Rymarev, Leonid Metalnikov, and Alexey Grishchinko were second on World Winter Student Games.

Among other remarkable students are: Svetlana Polezhaeva – two-times Asia champion on whitewater slalom, Stepan Larionov - Asia champion on padding, Aygul Sabimoldanova - two-times Asia champion on arm wrestling. KAFU students Anna Kulikova and Andrey Shpack won 2 silver medals on padding at the 15th Asian Championship (Samarkand, Uzbekistan).

At present moment, about 350 students are participated in 7 sports groups at KAFU. They take part in sport events on the city and regional levels.

On behalf of all athletes, World champion on cross country ski race, KAFU student Gennadiy Matvienko and KAFU graduate Sergey Cherepanov congratulated Erezhep Mambetkaziev and his team on this success.

Ilona Ryakova and Elizaveta Martynova made the holiday with their rhythmic gymnastics performance. They are trained by KAFU graduate, Master of Sport Darya Rybalova.

Football match between KAFU`s team and the team of the akimat of the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk took place in the end of the holiday. KAFU won by a score 15:10.

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