Abzal Azhgaliyev

Abzal Azhgaliyev

Kazakh short track speed skater
Date of Birth: 30.06.1992
Country: Kazakhstan

  1. Abzal Azhgaliyev: Biography
  2. Participation in International Events
  3. Olympic Flag Bearer

Abzal Azhgaliyev: Biography

Abzal Azhgaliyev is a Kazakhstani short track speed skater and a participant of the 2014 Olympic Games. He has achieved notable success in his career, including winning a gold medal in the 500-meter race at the second stage of the Cup in Salt Lake City, USA, in 2016, with a time of 40.373 seconds. He also became a silver medalist in the 500-meter race at the 28th Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in 2017, with a time of 41.479 seconds. Additionally, he won a silver medal in the 500-meter race at the World Cup stage in Minsk, Belarus, in 2017, with a time of 41.436 seconds.

Participation in International Events

Azhgaliyev has represented Kazakhstan in various international competitions. At the Asian Games in Almaty, he competed in the 5,000-meter relay, and his team secured the third-place podium finish. He also participated in the 5,000-meter relay at the Olympic Games in Sochi, where his team achieved a time of 6 minutes and 54.630 seconds, earning them the fifth-place position.

Olympic Flag Bearer

On January 9, 2018, Abzal Azhgaliyev was selected as the flag bearer for the Kazakhstan national team at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea. This honor recognized his skills, achievements, and contribution to the sport of short track speed skating in Kazakhstan.