New President of Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation named


New President of Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation namedKazakhstan Weightlifting Federation has held a press conference in Astana to introduce its new president.

Mr. Zhanat Tussupbekov has reportedly replaced Kairat Turlykhanov who previously helmed the organization for the past 10 years. Under his leadership Kazakhstani weightlifters demonstrated sensational results at the Olympic and Asian games, world and Asian championships. From now on Mr. Turlykhanov will be the Honorary President of the federation.

Zhanat Tussupbekov born in 1977 in Karaganda is a graduate of the Buketov Karaganda State University (1998) and the Gumilyov Eurasian National University (2007). Tussupbekov held various posts at “KazMunayGas” JSC. Currently, he is the CEO of The Rompetrol Group.