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Yakutsk greets first participants of World Mas-Wrestling Championship

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Kazakh team

Today, November 20, the national team of Kazakhstan arrived in Yakutsk

Three women and three men will represent Kazakhstan at 3rd World Mas-Wrestling Championships in the Triumph Sports Complex.

The representative of the national team of Kazakhstan, Pavel Fitisov, briefly introduced the team and told what he expects from the competition in Yakutsk.

- The national team was formed according to the results of the championship of the republic and the ‘Nomads Games’ International Tournament.

Our team consists of Kasshgan Akbota (55 kg), Akylbek Altyn (65 kg), Daria Nesterova (85 kg) who will compete at the women's tournament, Medet Esbulaev (60 kg), Shamet Temerlan (70 kg) and Alexander Krasnov (125 kg) - at men’s.

- How many awards are you planning to win?

- Of course, we are here not to take the last places. Our athletes are quite experienced who have had a lot of fights in mas-wrestling. They were seriously preparing. Much will depend on the draw. I hope two Kazakhstanis will reach the final, we will find out later what awards they win.

Recall the World Mas-Wrestling Championship, which will be attended by the strongest athletes from 40 countries of the world, will be held in Yakutsk in the Triumph Sports Complex on November 24-25.