On 19-20 September in Nazarbayev University in Astana, Samruk-Kazyna Group held the III Spartakiad becoming a good tradition among its employees. This year the contest included five sports: futsal, volleyball, table tennis, chess and arm-wrestling. Teams from 19 companies of Samruk-Kazyna Group met in this sporting contest.
The participants were welcomed by honorary guests – Arystanbek Mukhamediuly, the Minister of Culture and Sports, famous athletes of Kazakhstan Serik Sapiyev, Zhansaya Abdumalik, Beibit Ystybayev, Ardak Otarbayev and others.
Summarising the results of the contest, the team from KEGOC showed good results and took: 5-8th places in futsal, 1st place in volleyball, 5th place in chess, 3rd place in table tennis, women, and 7th place, men, and 4th place in arm-wrestling. With the total score (115.5) the KEGOC’s team was in the fourth place.
Our sports team had very good support of the fan group from KEGOC, which inspired and encouraged the players and was, perhaps, one of the largest fan groups among the Fund’s companies. Children, who also attended the contest these days together with their parents, were very energetic, cheerful and bouncy at the playground organised specially for them.