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Athletes from Kyrgyzstan win 2 gold medals at taekwondo tournament in Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstanis won two gold medals at the international tournament Shymkent Open in taekwondo ITF. Their coach Yuriy Ten informed 24.kg news agency.

According to him, more than 700 athletes from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan participated in the competition. «Our country was represented by 23 athletes. The competition was high, and they had to try hard to win medals,» Yuriy Ten said. «Olga Hegai (coach Oleg Yugay) and my trainee Polina Gorkovaya became champions. Ilkhami Abdimitaliev, Kiyaz Kalybekov, Sofia Kalacheva, Ramazan Bisengaliev and Arsentiy Khvan became the winners.»

«Olga Hegai, Polina Gorkovaya, Milana Kudaiberdieva and Rostislav O will represent Kyrgyzstan at the Asian Championship, which will be held May 8-15 in Mongolia. This start is very important, and we have already begun preparing for it,» Yuriy Ten added.