Government • 01 February, 2019

Bakytzhan Sagintayev meets with President of International Paralympic Committee Andrew Parsons

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Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev met with the President of the International Paralympic Committee Andrew Parsons, reports primeminister.kz.

At the meeting, the further development of Paralympic sports in the country and the world were discussed, as well as details of holding the World Championship in para powerlifting “Astana-2019” in 2019 in Kazakhstan were considered. It was noted that this large-scale social and sports project of the international level will give a new impetus to the development of steam powerlifting in Kazakhstan.

As a competitive discipline, powerlifting includes three exercises: squats with a barbell on the top of the shoulder blades, bench press lying on a horizontal bench, barbell traction, which together determine the qualification of the athlete. Para powerlifting is a competition among athletes with disabilities.

July 4, 2018, in Astana, with the participation of the Head of State, the first Paralympic training center in Kazakhstan, located in the Karaotkel microdistrict, was opened. This Center is aimed at quality and professional training of national teams and sports reserve in summer and winter Paralympic sports.

The World Championships in para powerlifting, which will be held in Astana from July 12 to 20, is the final licensing competition before the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020. The competition will be attended by 400 athletes from 90 countries.

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