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World record holder Zulfiya Gabidullina wins gold at IWAS World Games

ASTANA. KAZINFORM — A gold medal has been won by a six-time world record holder, member of the Paralympic Games in London in 2012 Zulfiya Gabidullina. According to the press service of the National Paralympic Committee, another representative of Kazakhstan Natalia Zvyagintseva won a bronze medal. Among the male swimmers Mikhail Eremenko from Astana won a […]

Октябрь 1st, 2015 | Posted in News,Special Olympics | Read More »

Kazakhstan’s Gabidullina sets new world record at Asian Para Games

 Kazakhstan’s Zulfiya Gabidullina set a new world record time of 46.40 to win gold in the women’s 50m freestyle S5 on Wednesday, October 22 in Incheon, ktk.kz reports. Singapore’s Theresa Goh took silver, while Juan Bai from China won bronze in a new Asian record time for the S4 class. Besides, Kazakhstan’s Anuar Akhmetov and […]

Октябрь 24th, 2014 | Posted in News,Special Olympics | Read More »

Kazakhstan paralympians win 10 gold at IWAS World Junior Games

Kazakhstan’s National Paralympic Team has won 10 gold, 9 silver and 10 bronze medals atthe 10th IWAS (The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation) World Junior Games 2014 held at Stoke Mandeville Sports Stadium in Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom on August 3-8, 2014, Tengrinews reports citing Kazakhstan’s Paralympic Committee. The National Paralympic Committee of Kazakhstan along with Samruk-Kazyna National […]

Август 12th, 2014 | Posted in News,Olympics,Special Olympics,Summer Activities | Read More »

IPC President closes 2014 Winter Paralympics in Russia’s Sochi, considers them best ever

SOCHI, KAZINFORM — As the Paralympics flag of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi was lowered, Sir Philip Craven, the president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), passed it to South Korea’s PyeongChang, the host of the next Winter Paralympic Games in 2018, ITAR-TASS reports. «Tonight I simply want to thank you and each one […]

Март 18th, 2014 | Posted in News,Special Olympics | Read More »

Nine sets of medals at stake on last day of Sochi Paralympics

SOCHI, KAZINFORM — Nine sets of medals in cross-country skiing and alpine skiing will be at stake on the last day of the Sochi Paralympic Games, and after the final competitions end Sochi will see a spectacular closing ceremony,ITAR-TASS informs. Skiers will compete for medals in the last six events. Men’s 10km free, standing will […]

Март 17th, 2014 | Posted in News,Special Olympics | Read More »

Kazakhstan flag raised at Paralympics

The Opening Ceremony of flag bearers took place in Sochi, Tengrinews reports citingVesti.kz. Yerlan Omarov participating in Nordic Skiing was the bearer of the Kazakhstan flag at the ceremony. The ceremony was taking place for three days as the main square of the Olympic village is not large enough to accommodate the large number of Paralympic athletes […]

Март 12th, 2014 | Posted in News,Special Olympics | Read More »

Russian biathlete Roman Petushkov wins gold at Sochi Paralympics

SOCHI. KAZINFORM Russian biathlete Roman Petushkov on Saturday won gold in men’s 7.5-kilometer sitting race at the XI Paralympic Winter Games Russia hosts in its southern resort of Sochi. The medal was Russia’s first gold at the Sochi Paralympics. The Russian national Paralympic team also has one silver, ITAR-TASS reports. Ukraine’s Maksym Yarovyi was in […]

Март 11th, 2014 | Posted in News,Special Olympics | Read More »

Kazakhstani skier Kolyadin 13th in men’s standing 20km classic at Sochi Paralympics

ASTANA. KAZINFORM — Today, Kazakhstani cross-country skier Alexandr Kolyadin has finished 13th in men’s standing 20-km classic event at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Russia, Kazinform correspondent reports. The event was held at the Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center in Sochi. Russian skier Rushan Minnegulov won gold, Finland’s Ilkka Tuomisto secured silver, and […]

Март 11th, 2014 | Posted in News,Special Olympics | Read More »

Sochi Paralympic Flame Reaches Moscow

MOSCOW. KAZINFORM — The flame for the Sochi Paralympics reached the Russian capital on Sunday, five days before the start of the Games. The flame is midway through its 10-day journey that ends March 7 with the opening ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium on Russia’s Black Sea coast. The Moscow leg of the torch relay […]

Март 3rd, 2014 | Posted in News,Special Olympics | Read More »

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Kick Off With Slopestyle Debut

ROSA KHUTOR. KAZINFORM — The first competition got under way at the Sochi Winter Games on Thursday as the sport of slopestyle made its much-anticipated Olympic debut. A day before the opening ceremony in Sochi, British snowboarder Billy Morgan, a 24-year-old former circus acrobat, became the first athlete to compete, streaking over the slopestyle hill’s […]

Февраль 7th, 2014 | Posted in Olympics,Special Olympics | Read More »

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