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Ilyin, Chinshanlo, Zhapparkul to represent Kazakhstan at 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships

11 April 2019 12:21

ALMATY. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan has announced its national team roster for the Asian Weightlifting Championships set to be held in Ningbo, China, from April 18 to 28, Kazinform reports.

The event is a qualification stage of the Olympic Games.

18 athletes will represent Kazakhstan at the Championships.

Men's: Ilya Ilyin (96kg), Denis Ulanov (81kg), Arli Chontei (55kg), Farkhad Kharki (67kg), Nurlybek Samenov (81kg), Nizhat Rakhimov (89kg), Rustem Sybay (96kg), Alexander Zaichikov (109kg), Ibragim Berssanov (109kg) and Selimkhan Abubakarov (+109kg).

Women's: Zulfiya Chinshanlo (55kg), Karina Goricheva (64kg), Yekaterina Stolyarenko (71kg), Yekateria Bykova (76kg), Zhazira Zhapparkul (71kg), Raushan Meshitkhanova (81kg), Aizada Muptilda (+87kg) and Larissa Kobeleva (87kg).

According chief coach Yury Melnikov, participation in the Asian Championships is a good chance for the Kazakh athletes to qualify for the Olympic Games.

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