Kazakhstan’s Trap Shooting Team Wins 11 Medals at Asian Championship in Almaty

NUR-SULTAN – It was a successful start for the 10th Asian Shotgun Championship for the Kazakh shooting team in trap discipline with 11 medals won, including five gold, four silver and two bronze medals overall, reported the National Olympic Committee. The championship that started on July 28 in Almaty will continue till Aug. 8.

The Bronze Medal won by Aizhan Dosmagambetova, Sarsenkul Rysbekova, and Mariya Dmitriyenko in trap team women category. Photo credit: Kazakhstan’s Sport Shooting Federation instagram.

Participants compete in two age categories: adult athletes (men and women) and juniors (boys and girls under 21).

In trap women qualification, Sarsenkul Rysbekova won a bronze medal.

Anita Nurlanova stood on a pedestal as she collected gold in the trap women junior category along with fellow team members Nazgiz Sarmanova who won silver, and Anastasiya Prilepina, who won a bronze medal.

Maksim Bedarev collected a silver medal in the trap junior men category.

Kazakh junior team athletes also demonstrated impressive results in the team competition in trap exercises.

After Mariya Dmitriyenko and Victor Khassyanov showed good results in the trap mixed team category, winning a silver medal, the trap junior mixed teams delivered even more impressive results. Among the juniors in the mixed exercise, Prilepina and Bogdan Konchenko won gold, while Nikita Moiseev and Mariya Martinkevich received a silver medal.

Sarsenkul Rysbekova won a bronze medal in the individual classification among women. Photo credit: olympic.kz

In the trap team women category, the Kazakh team won a bronze medal, while the junior team triumphed winning the gold medal.

During the ninth Asian Shotgun Championships in 2019, Kazakhstan ranked second on the medal score list with an overall score of 13 medals, including two gold, five silver, and six bronze.

Overall, more than 300 athletes from 16 countries are taking part in the championship. The Kazakh team will compete in skeet discipline from Aug. 4 till Aug. 7.

 

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