Dmitriy Alexanin becomes the best athelte of the year in summer sports
THe solemn award ceremony has been held in Astana.
Fencer Dmitriy Alexanin, who is from the Akmola region, received a winner's statue in the nomination for Best Athlete of the Year in Summer Sports during the award ceremony National Sports Award-2018, Bnews.kz correspondent reports.
The winners have been defined over 2 weeks by popular vote on Olympic.kz in nine nominations. Applications from the National Federation have been submitted, after which the Sports Directorate of the National Olympic Committee compiled a short list of nominees for 2018 Award, each of them has become the best in their sports.
"Fence Dmitri Alexanin won in the nomination for The Best Athlete of the Year in Summer Sports scoring the biggest number of votes, he was given a winner's statue," said Press Secretary of the Regional Department of Physical Culture and Sports Makhabbat Bolshina.
Note, Dmitri has won two silver medals at the Asian Championships and went down in the history of the domestic sport as the first Kazakh fencer to win at the Summer Asian Games. After a few days, he won bronze with the men's team of Kazakhstan. And then he successfully completed a Fencing World Cup stage in Switzerland, where he won a bronze medal.