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World wrestling champion Zholaman Sharshenbekov opposes change of flag

Two-time world champion in Greco-Roman wrestling Zholaman Sharshenbekov opposes the change of the flag of the Kyrgyz Republic and said that he would participate in future competitions under the former one. He told reporters about this.

«I am against changing the flag. It was said that there would be no costs because of the change. I have the old flag. I was not planning to buy a new one,» he said.

The Parliament of Kyrgyzstan considered and passed without discussion the bill on changing the flag in three readings on Wednesday. 59 deputies voted for, 5 against.