From 15 to 17 February 2017 in the city if Shymkent Kazakhstan armwrestling championship were held ()
This championship gathered 430 athletes from 14 regions of the country and the cities of Almaty and Astana.
Kazakhstan Championship uses two-hand system (sportsman’s total place is defined by his both hands results). In the team competition among the girls unconditional win has Jambul region. Girls of this team took 7 of 8 possible golds. Among men, as expected, a confident victory was gained by a team of South Kazakhstan (sports club "Shardara armsport"). The boys have won 10 of 11 possible gold medals.
Athletes of the national team of Kazakhstan on every competition pleasantly surprise the spectators and fans. Once again Magzhan Shamiev surprised everyone. He was the winner in the category of 80 kg.