In Almaty the Asian Judo Cup were held among youth, dedicated to the memory of Beket Makhmutov. This year, more than 400 young athletes from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan took part in the fourth competition. The Asian Cup was attended by athletes of the Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov Semey Sports Academy, who defended the honor of Kazakhstan. Among young men, Serikbol Estay became the champion of the Asian Cup in the 73 kg weight category, Kristina Sotnikova won bronze in the 63 kg weight category. Bronze medalist among young girls was Azhar Askhat in the weight over 70 kg and Bekzat Kurmanbay won bronze medal in the weight of 73 kg among boys.
Press service of the Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov Semey Sports Academy.