Spring is coming, and it means that the armwrestling off-season is over. As a rule, in the beginning of spring national championships are held, and they select sportsmen the championships of Europe, Asia and the world. One of the first major national championships was the championship of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which was held in Aksu on February 15-16. A bit about the championship and his plans for 2018 told the representative of "Shardara ArmSport" team - Magzhan Shamiev.
How did you spend the offseason, did you manage to relax from last season?
- In the offseason, I and my team participated in the international tournament in Amsterdam. At that tournament we all won. After that I started preparing for the championship of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Tell us about the national championship, how did you pull?
- The Championship of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held in the city of Aksu. The system of the championship is both hands summary. All the strongest pullers of the Republic participated there as it was the selection for the national team for the upcoming Asian championship. I pulled in the category of up to 80 kg and became the first on the left and right hand. Our team, "SHARDARA ARMSPORT", did this championship[ magnificently since we won 11 gold medals out of 11 possible among men. This is a historic victory for our team.
What are your plans for 2018? Which tournaments are yo going to visit?
- Plans for 2018 - participation in the championship of Asia and the Worlds. And of course, I'll wait for the fall to participate in the fantastic tournament Zloty Tur 2018.