On November 22 – 23, 2013 the Open Swimming Championship of Kazakhstan Federation of Modern Pentathlon was held in the swimming pool of capital SC "Kazakhstan".
The competition was attended by young athletes born in 1997 and younger swimmers of “Children and Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve № 4 in Aquatics” of Astana, water polo club "Astana" and children involved in fitness clubs of our capital. Competitions were held on the following distances: 100m- butterfly, 100m-backstroke, 100m- brace, 100 meters- freestyle and relay swimming.
This championship has become an annual tradition for the Kazakhstan Federation of Modern Pentathlon. According to the results of these competitions the athletes of swimming department of “Children and Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve № 4 in Aquatics” are awarded with ranking points and assigned with sports degrees.
This Championship is a reference qualifying start of Astana swimmers participation in Kazakhstan Championship in swimming, which will be held in Temirtau in the period from December 1 to 6, 2013.
Congratulatory speech to the athletes was made by the president of the Kazakhstan Federation of Modern Pentathlon Berik Imashev, who personally handed to the winners and prize cups and diplomas.
The best results in all types of swim showed:
Among girls: Iskakova Aigerim, Akhmetzhanova Meruert, Taurbaeva Diana, Uzdenbayeva Kamila, Veronica Jordan, Taszhanova Diana, Petrova Arina, Ibrayeva Zarina, Kesikbaeva Aliya, Iskakova Aidana. Ganinets Dasha, Stupak Yekatherina, Malikhina Darya, Belkova Margarita, Anuarova Mazhan.
Among boys: Mikhail Nikulshin, Mikhail Tsets, Georgiy Kolsnichenko, Batalov Evgeniy, Lomakin Yegor, Timuruly Batyrkhan, Zhumagazy Abilnur, Musin Adilbek, Redko Stas, Smerdov Leonid, Alexander Yermakov, Kurban Altair, Sabyrzhanov Yerasyl, Klevanov Anton, Yessengali Duman, Ian Savitski, Kozhemberlinov Temirlan, Dyusembaev Ablaikhan.
Perhaps, there are future champions of pentathlon among the winners of the Open Swimming Championship, who can take their rightful place in the national team of Kazakhstan in Modern Pentathlon.
It is worth noting, that there were the Masters of Sports, junior team members of Kazakhstan pentathlon - Olga Boiko , Vlad Sukharev , Kushnirchuk Anton and Diana Ivanova were among the winners of the Open Championship in swimming last year. A year ago these athletes were in the Astana national team of swimming. Today they occupy a leading position in the national team of Kazakhstan in Modern Pentathlon. They successfully participate in local and international competitions.
Press service of KFMP