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Ermegiyaev: «Kazakhstan Olympians take a set off on anthem to the special commission»

The Chairman of the Agency of Sports and Physical training affairs of Kazakhstan Talgat Ermegiyaev promises to avoid mishaps with the national anthem at the XXX Summer Olympics in London, reports Novosti-Kazakhstan news agency.

«Such incidents, as in Kuwait, will not happen,» — said Ermigiyaev at the press conference.

According to him, issues concerning such state symbols as the anthem and the flag are handled both by the British Embassy in Kazakhstan and the Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry.

«Besides, they (the Kazakh Olympic athletes) take a set off on the anthem to specially created commission,» — said the head of the agency.

During the last time in several international competitions, there was confusion with the performance of the anthem of Kazakhstan in honor of the winning athletes from Kazakhstan. In particular, in March of this year in Kuwait during the awarding ceremony Grand Prix of the winner in shooting, athlete from Kazakhstan Mary Dmitrienko competition organizers instead of the official anthem of the Republic included a fictitious «Anthem» from the parody film «Borat.» And last autumn at the World Championships in weightlifting in honor of the other athlete of Kazakhstan old anthem of Kazakhstan sounded. Both France and Kuwait has officially apologized for these incidents.

Olympics in London will be held from July 27th to August 12th . 10,500 athletes from 205 countries around the world will participate there. During the Olympic Games 302 sets of medals in 39 sports will be played.

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