GGG’s champion belts exposed in Library of Kazakhstan’s First President
Visitors can observe the WBC, WBA (Super), IBO and IBF champion belts of the professional boxer.
The champion belts of Gennady Golovkin presented to President Nursultan Nazarbayev can be found in the permanent exposition Olympic achievements in Kazakhstan of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, BNews.kz reports with a reference to a press service of the Library.
The exposition Olympic achievements in Kazakhstan that has been opened in May 2018 a collection of souvenirs, awards and sports equipment presented to the head of state during meetings with heads of Olympic movements, by Kazakhstan’s and foreign sportsmen.
Here, one can only see the prizes that were awarded to the President of Kazakhstan for promoting the state policy in the sphere of sport not only within the country, but also beyond it. Among them – awards from sports organizations, communities, associations and federations, as well as awards related to Olympic and Paralympic Games: the Sign of Honor of the National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan (2000), the memorable medal and sign “For the support to the Special Olympics Kazakhstan movement” (2002), the order of the Asia Olympic Council (2007), the golden order of the International Association of Associated Wrestling Styles (2003) and others. One among the first and special awards is the highest award of the International Olympic Committee – the Golden Olympic Order ‘For Merits’ (1997) presented to the Kazakh head of state by President of the International Olympic Committee Juan Antonio Samaranch.
Owing to the support of the Kazakh head of state, the entire world knows the achievements of Kazakhstan’s boxers. It is not by chance that the head of state was presented a number of awards of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for great merits in developing Olympic boxing: the Golden Order ‘For merits’ (2002), the AIBA Silver Order (2000), the AIBA Golden Order (2000).
The four champion belts of Gennady Golovkin: WBA – the World Boxing Association (2010), IBO – the International Boxing Organization (2011), WBC – the World Boxing Council (2016), IBF – the International Boxing Federation (2015-2018) took the honored place in the Olympic movement in Kazakhstan exposition.
We note that during the meeting, Gennady Golovkin thanked Nursultan Nazarbayev for his personal support, huge contribution an attention to the development of sport in Kazakhstan, including boxing and presented the Kazakh President his WBC, WBA (Super), IBO and IBF champion boxing belts among professionals.