YOUTH HOCKEY MARATHON IN KAZAKHSTAN
4 June 2004
The Kazakhstan Hockey Federation organised a Youth Hockey Marathon in 15-16th May-2004 in different cities of Kazakhstan on large scale. This marathon started at 09.00 a.m in different part of Kazakhstan and more that three hundred kids participated in that Marathon according to the age group. That marathon was divided in three categories as 8-10, 11-14 and 15-16.That marathon was organised in the major cities of Kazakhstan like Almaty, Oral, Kizlarda, Chimkent and Janbol. The most beautiful thing is the active participation of youngsters and nice support, appreciation from national sports and administrative departments. National Bank of Pakistan in Almaty and T.M sports are already playing a very active role for the promotion of hockey in Kazakhstan and they provided nice sponsorship for the youth marathon in all places in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan Hockey Federation arranged the international hockey players of senior hockey team to deliver the lectures, coaching and demonstrations in marathon hockey parade and all the participants show big interest to become the good hockey players in future for Kazakhstan.
New President of KHF Mr. Raiemov Sagatbek was present on that occasion in the main centre of Marathon in Almaty and was very happy to about the successful organise of the Marathon Hockey Parade.
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