ASTANA. KAZINFORM – On December 2, the Kazakhstan Judo Federation held a conference electing Kuanyshbek Yessekeev the President, Kazinform reports.
The candidature of Kuanyshbek Yessekeev was unanimously supported by all attendees of the conference.
Notably, since the official recognition of cybersport in Kazakhstan in 2018 Yessekeev headed the Qazaq CyberSport Federation. Under his leadership, the network of national regular tournaments, including the Kazakhstan Cup – the official cybersport championship, was deployed.
The Federation in a short time created the necessary infrastructure paving the way to Kazakhstan and international tournaments with local cyber athletes and teams regularly taking part in world’s top events.
Kuanyshbek Yessekeev, Chairman of the Board of Kazakhtelecom, took up judo at a young age.
While thanking the conference’s participants, he stressed that the Olympic sport’s popularity in the country allows for more achievements for Kazakhstani athletes.
«The national judo championships among adults and youth bring together up to 10 thousand athletes all round the country,» he said.
Reports on the holding of the Federation’s events in 2022 as well as the national team’s preparation for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games in France were made.