Most promising young Kazakh athletes13 december 2014, 13:02
Vesti.kz sports website has come up with a list the most promising athletes from Kazakhstan. Keep an eye of these rising talents, who might become real stars of international sports. Most of them are below the age of 19 now.
10-year-old chess player Bibisara Asaubayeva of Kazakhstan is a repeated world champion among girls. this year Bibisara was second at the Asian championship and second at the world championship in her age group, losing only by additional indicators. She has also been successful in tournaments among adults.
Bibisara Asaubayeva. ©vesti.kz
Big hopes are placed on the 14-year-old figure skater Elizabeth Tursynbayeva of Kazakhstan. This year she won several international tournaments and was a prize-winner of the Junior Grand Prix. The Kazakh athlete is trained by a well-known Canadian expert Brian Orser, who helped turn a Korean girl named Kim Yuna into an Olympic champion.
Elisabeth Tursynbayeva. ©vesti.kz
With Anna Alyabyeva retiring from sports, the task of holding the rhythmic gymnastics of Kazakhstan high fell on the shoulders of Alia Asymova and Sabina Ashirbayeva.
Alia Asymova of Kazakhstan has joined the word's forty best rhythmic gymnasts at the World Championships and provided Kazakhstan with two spots at the World Cup. Sabina Ashirbayeva helped the Kazakhstan team at the Asian Games in Incheon. As a result, both gymnasts won bronze medals at the Asian Games.
Sabina Ashirbayeva. ©vk.com
Alia Asymova. ©astanarg.kz
Next is the young Kazakh boxer Ablaikhan Zhusupov. He became the world champion in junior category and three months later won the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.
Ablaikhan Zhusupov ©kazsport.kaztrk.kz
17-year old Baurzhan Zhuyntayev is Kazakhstan’s hope in judo. He won the youth world champion this year and became the champion of the Youth Olympics in August. His athletic fate is very similar to that of Zhusupov. And there is a great probability that before the Olympic Games in 2020 in Tokyo both of them will be the main favorites for the gold of the Games in their sports.
Baurzhan Zhuyntayev ©dknews.kz
Young Kazakhstani boxer Vadim Kazakov won the silver medal of the World Youth Championship and the Junior Olympics this year. He is only 18 years old. He has excellent chances of becoming a leader in the adult team now.
Vadim Kazakov. ©dknews.kz
Despite her young age, Lyubov Andreyeva from Almaty is the fastest racer in Kazakhstan in her class. This year she began racing in "Formula 3" and has already shown good results at various stages of the series.
Lyubov Andreyeva. ©kolesa.kz
By Dinara Urazova