Boxer Saken Bibosynov got a car
Photo of the press service of Turkestan region akimat
For the bronze Olympic medal won in Tokyo, boxer Saken Bibosynov was presented with a car, the keys of which were handed to him at the airport of Turkestan, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the regional akimat.
Turkestan fans met Saken Bibosynov at the international airport of Turkestan and immediately presented him a car. Such a gift to the winner, who glorified not only the region, but also the country, was presented by a group of entrepreneurs of the Turkestan region. The keys to the foreign car were handed over to the boxer by the regional akim Umirzak Shukeyev.
The 24-year-old athlete, who performed at the Olympic boxing in Tokyo in the weight category of 52 kg, met with an athlete from Great Britain Galal Yafai in the semifinal bout and became the bronze medalist of the Olympics.
“I express my deep gratitude to all Kazakhstani people who supported me, - Saken Bibosynov emotionally thanked his fellow countrymen. - Of course, for me the goal was to win gold in a duel. But I’ve got a bronze. I promise to glorify Kazakhstan and have greater victories ".
In Tokyo, he defeated boxers from Puerto Rica, France, Spain. In total, 5 athletes from the Turkestan region went to the Olympics in Tokyo.