Ekaterina Shabalina and Murat Zhaken won the National Cup stage in Taldykorgan
Today in Taldykorgan for the first time was held a republican triathlon tournament. Participants from eight regions of Kazakhstan raced at the sprint distance - 750 m swim, 20 km bike and 5 km run.
The race track was held on the territory of the city beach. The participants especially remembered the swim stage, which took place in an artificial reservoir, which is fed by the waters of the Karatal mountain river. Taldykorgan, wrapped in greenery, met the participants with comfortable weather.
In the men's race Murat Zhaken from Akmola region turned out to be the strongest and luckiest of all with the result of 1:01:05. On the second line is an athlete from the Turkestan region Erassyl Amanzholov (1:01:41). On the third - the representative of the Aktobe region Daryn Konysbaev (1:01:41).
For women, for the third consecutive start since the beginning of the season, Ekaterina Shabalina from Nur-Sultan is not inferior the first place on the podium. She completed the race in 1:01:41. The second place was taken by Yulia Ozerova (Kostanay region), who lost 45 seconds to her opponent. The top three was completed by Nadezhda Bekmaganbetova (Nur-Sultan, 1:01:41), who showed the run split (5 km in 0:18:58).
The results of all participants are available at www.triathlon.org.kz. Tomorrow, May 22, the participants of the TEMIRADAM Cup II stage will test the distance twice as short. The race will be broadcast live on the official KTF YouTube channel.