Kazakhstan President congratulated Sapiyev on gold medal at Olympics-2012 13 августа 2012, 14:45
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Nursultan Nazarbayev. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev sent a congratulatory telegram to Kazakhstan boxer Serik Sapiyev who won an Olympic gold medal, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the President’s official website.
“I congratulate you on winning the gold medal at the boxing tournament at the 30th summer Olympic Games in London! Your victory brought lots of joy to Kazakhstan residents and filled them with the feeling of sincere pride for our country. These bright victories are a good example for young Kazakhstan citizens proves it with deeds and not words that the path to sports heights lays through daily persistent and dedicated work. I wish you good health, happiness and success in everything you do,” the telegram states.
Serik Sapiyev won the gold medal in -69kg category on August 12. Kazakhstan national team has a total of 13 medals. Gold medals were won by cyclist Aleksandre Vinokourov, weightlifters Zulfiya Chinshanlo, Maiya Maneza, Svetlana Podobedova and Ilya Ilyin, athlete Olga Rypakova and boxer Serik Sapiyev. Boxer Adilbek Niyazimbetov won silver. Bronze medals were won by Greco-Roman wrestler Daniyal Gajiyev, boxer Marina Volnova, wrestler Gyuzel Manyurova, boxer Ivan Dychko and freestyle wrestler Akzhurek Tanatarov.