Malaysia’s Boxing Team in Astana, 22 May 2017

Malaysian boxers as well as boxers from other 5 countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Mongolia and Uzbekistan) participated at the International Boxing Tournament devoted to the memory of Sagadat Nurmagambetov, General of the Army and the first Kazakh Minister of Defence from 19 to 23 May 2017. The competition was held at Nurmagambetov Military School, Astana. The Ambassador of Malaysia together with Embassy officials attended the event to support the Malaysian team. Prior to this event, the team also participated in the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 27 April to 8 May 2017 and the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 12 to 22 May 2017.

They were invited for hi-tea at Ambassador’s Residence on 22 May 2017. They later departed Astana for Almaty by train. They are currently in Almaty preparing themselves for the August 2017 SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia (News from Mission)