Kazakh athletes can surprise viewers. Kydyrgali Ongarbaev presented a pleasant surprise to the rivals at the World Championship and so good news for spectators and fans. ()
Kydyrgali Ongarbaev is a promising sportsman from Kazakhstan, representing the famous club "Shardara Armsport". Kydyrgali recently pulled at a tournament in Croatia, where he showed a good result.
Kydyrgali, what are you doing now? Are you ready to pull at the World Championship?
- During the championship of the Republic of Kazakhstan I received a serious elbow injury in a fight with the world champion Alexander Getalo. After this injury I do not work with training. That is the reason why I miss this World Championship.
At the last World championship you pulled in the category up to 90 kg, what can you say about the composition of this category in the last European championship?
- Yes, guys 90kg from the European Championship are very strong. But at the world championship there will be athletes from Asia. I think they will be able to stand up to the Europeans.
Watching your last performances we admitted that you added in weight, how much do you weigh now and in what category do you plan to pull?
- As I said before, I have not been training for 5 months, therefore, I have not followed any diet. At the moment my weight is 98 kg. And from the beginning of September I want to start training for the Zloty Tur. I think I will come to my usual weight of 90 kg.
At the tournament in Croatia, you met Sasho Andreev.