Open wrestling championship
Astana hosts the 4th open wrestling tournament. Juniors at the age of 15 — 17 years arrived in Astana from 9 regions of Kazakhstan, two Kyrgyz teams also applied. The event is organized under the President’s Address on patriotic education and dedicated to the 25th anniversary of withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan.
Marat MORDENOV, ADVISOR TO CHAIRMAN OF AFGHAN VETERANS` ASSOCIATION:
— These athletes are future defenders of the motherland; they are those people who will implement the Strategy-2050. These competitions will show how much our Kazakh youth is ready to defend their motherland.