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Kazakhstan Athletes at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Kazakhstan Medal Count (Tally) 2016 Olympics

Rank Country Country Name Gold Silver Bronze Total

Over 100 athletes from Kazakhstan will represent their country at 2016 Rio Olympics scheduled to take place from August 5-21. This will be the nation's sixth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics. In the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Kazakhstan ranked 12th with seven gold, one silver, and five bronze medals.

Olympic Slots Received by Kazakh Athletes

The Kazakhstan athletes will compete in different disciplines including archery, boxing, swimming, judo, rowing, shooting, athletics, canoe sprint and tennis, wrestling, weightlifting, and water polo. Kazakhstan has entered 12 wrestlers and 11 boxers for different weight categories. Boxer Ivan Dychko is going to be one of the star attractions.

Award for Kazakh Athletes

According to the Kazakhstan's Ministry of Culture and Sport, the government will award bonuses for Olympic Games prize winners: USD 250,000 for gold medal, USD 150,000 for a silver and USD 75,000 for a bronze. The Kazakh athletes are also likely to get at least 10 Olympic slots for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.


The 2016 Games in Numbers

  • Sports 22
  • Athletes Participating 105
  • Events 97

Kazakhstan Olympic Team at 2016 Rio Olympics

Athletes NameSports
Erkin Adylbek UuluBoxing
Otar BestaevJudo
Iurii KrakovetskiiJudo
Dariia TalanovaSwimming
Denis PetrashovSwimming
Darya MaslovaTrack & field
Iuliia AndreevaTrack & field
Ilia TiapkinTrack & field
Viktoriia PoliudinaTrack & field
Mariya KorobitskayaTrack & field
Izzat ArtykovWeightlifting
Zhanyl OkoevaWeightlifting
Arsen EralievWrestling
Magomed MusaevWrestling
Janarbek KenjeevWrestling
Aisuluu TynybekovaWrestling
Murat RamonovWrestling
Aiaal LazarevWrestling

Last Updated On : August 08, 2016

Olympic Athletes - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.


Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.

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