Working results of Regions - July

9 August 2019

Each month is remembered for its bright and interesting events for the Kazakhstan triathlon, and the past July is no exception. The most memorable events include the race in Burabai, the V Summer Spartakiad in Karaganda and the BI Group Ironman 70.3 Astana. What else happened in the regions of our vast country ?!

On July 27, 2019, the First Open Cup of the Triathlon Federation of the Kostanai Region was held in Kostanai. The event was initiated by the leadership of the regional federation with the support of the regional akimat and the main partners of the Cup of JSC Agromashholding KZ and LLP Saryarka Auto Prom (Allur Group).

About 50 athletes of the Elite and Age Group categories competed for prizes on the new embankment of the city. At the Cup, sets of medals were played among athletes by category:

- Elite - triathlon - sprint (750 m swim + 20 km bike + 5 km run);

- Age Group - triathlon - standard (1500 m swim + 40 km bike + 10 km run);

- Age Group - duathlon - sprint (2.5 km run + 20 km bike + 5 km run).

Triathlon and duathlon races went in parallel. Participants had to rely on forces at all courses, the heat literally “chopped”. According to the results of the competition, Nikita Radaev became the absolute winner among men in duathlon, Viktor Tsirik was second, and Aybek Baidildinov was the third. Among the women, Julia Zelenskaya was in the lead, followed by Aruzhan Kaliakhmetova. The winner in the overall triathlon classification was Vyacheslav Garanin, in the second place was Azizbek Gabdulin, in the third - Alisher Akhmetov.

Representatives of the Triathlon Federation of the Aktobe region are not far behind. So, on July 21, with the support of TNK KAZKHROM, a sprint race was held in Aktobe (2.5 km run - 20 km bike - 2.5 km run). In the individual competition, 99 people took part, as well as 23 relay teams. All participants were awarded with finisher medals, winners in age groups were awarded valuable gifts and diplomas.

Meanwhile, in Pavlodar region formed the club of Age Groupers  "Ertis Iron Team". The newly formed club started joint training under the guidance of the master of sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan in swimming V. Zvonarev. Representatives of the club as part of the Running Pavlodar relay team (V. Zvonarev, P. Gatsky and A. Kolonda) became the winners of BI Group Ironman 70.3 Astana. In total, 20 athletes from Pavlodar region, including the head of the regional department for the development of tourism and sports M. Aydashev, went to the start of the BI Group Ironman 70.3 Astana tournament. On July 17, 2019, following the results of BI Group Ironman 70.3 Astana, a press conference dedicated to the victory of the team was held in the Regional Communications Service of Pavlodar Region.

In the coaching staff of the Astana Triathlon Federation, replenishment took place, Ksenia Romanchuk, a master of sports of international class in swimming, was accepted into the team. K. Romanchuk already managed to get to work and conduct a master class in open water swimming.

While we continue to monitor the development of the triathlon in the regions, all of the country's triathletes are preparing for the grand final of the TEMIRADAM 113 Cup in Aktau, registration for which will be open until September 17, 2019.