ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s national boxing team won the Four Countries-2014 boxing tournament, which ended here Feb. 20.
In the tournament’s final round, Kazakh boxers defeated the Russian team with a landslide score of 7:3. The victories were won by Birzhan Zhakipov (49 kg), Kairat Yeraliyev (56 kg), Zakir Safiullin (60 kg), Sagadat Rakhmankulov (69 kg), Dauren Yeleusinov (81 kg) and Anton Pinchuk (91 kg). Yerlan Tamemov (52 kg), Almasbek Alibekov (64 kg) and Rustam Svayev (75 kg) were defeated.
The Russian team did not participate in the over 91 kg category.
The Kazakh team also defeated the Uzbek team 7:3 and the team from the United Kingdom 8:2 on their way to the tournament victory.