In the near future, in the first professional club Altay athletics, created in Kazakhstan in the last year the replenish is expected.
The new participant of the club will be a two-time winner of the Grand Prix of Asia and the champion of the Asian Games in the premises-2017 at a distance of 400 meters Elina Mikhina. A 23-year-old athlete from Ridder will join the Kazakhstani athletes Olga Rypakova, Arthur Gafner, Varvara Nazarova and Kenyans Daisy Jepkemei, Caroline Chepkoech, Norah Tanui, Shadrak Kimutai, who became members of the Altay athletics at its founding.
On January 8, a training camp of the national team of Kazakhstan will start in Ust-Kamenogorsk, during which an agreement on my joining the club should be signed, - Elina Mikhina told a correspondent of kazathletics.kz. - I think that the creation of Altay athletics is a good undertaking for our country. It is planned that the club members will get new opportunities for performances at international commercial launches, which will help further professional growth.
What are your goals for the upcoming gathering in Ust-Kamenogorsk and the first winter competitions, which will be held from January 10 to January 20?
The tasks are the most militant. At the three nearest tournaments - the first stage of the Cup of Kazakhstan, the national championship and international competitions for the prizes of Olga Rypakova - I will fight for the highest awards in the 400 meters race. Regarding the relay 4 to 400 meters and the composition of our team, everything will be found out closer to the start. In the further plans - participation in the championship of Asia in the room, which will be held in early February in Tehran. Also I would very much like to fulfill the qualification standard (53.15 seconds - avt.) And be selected for the world championship in Birmingham, scheduled for March 2018. At the September Asian Games in the premises in Ashgabat, to this end, I missed just 0.22 seconds.
Published on: 05 january, 2018