Olympics: Boxer Niyazimbetov won silver medal 13 августа 2012, 12:29
Adilbek Niyazimbekov. Photo courtesy of olympic.kfb.kz
Kazakhstan boxer Adilbek Niyazimbetov won the silver medal of the -81kg category at the Olympics-2012, Vesti.kz reports.
In the final Niyazimbetov lost to Russia Yegor Mekhontsev. The match finished 15:15 and Mekhontsev won by additional criteria.
Niyazimbetov’s silver medal became the 13th medal for Kazakhstan Olympic team. Seven 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. Bronze medals were won by Greco-Roman wrestler Daniyal Gadzhiyev, boxer Marina Volnova, wrestler Gyuzel Manyurova, boxer Ivan Dychko and wrestler Akzhurek Tanatarov.