Almaty hosts Short Track Speed Skating World Cup third stage
More than 150 athletes from 18 states have arrived to compete.
Over 150 skaters fro 18 states, including world and Olympic champions from 18 states are taking part in the competitions in the first-ever start in Almaty.
The Kazakh national team is represented by the following athletes:
Women: Aliya Kim, Anastasia Krestova, Olga Tikhonova, Assel Taishimanova, Anita Nahai, Yana Khan.
Men: Abzal Azhgaliyev, Nurbergen Zhumagaziyev, Denis Nikisha, Mersait Zhaksybayev, Yerkebulan Shamukhanov and Adil Galiakhmetov.
The competitions are taking place at Halyk Arena, with the semi-finals scheduled for December 8, and the finals for December 9. It starts at 02:00 p.m.