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Abzal Azhgaliyev

Kazakhstan

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTKAZ13006199201
NOCKazakhstan
Born30 Jun 1992 in Oral 
GenderMen
Marital status* unknown *
ResidenceOral, KAZ
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Kazakh, Russian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.373 13 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:26.463 11 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:22.460 28 Aug 2010  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/abzal_kazteam/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Training RegimeHe spent part of 2015 training in the Netherlands.  
Name of coachMadygali Karsybekov [national], KAZ; Jeroen Otter, NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2004 in Oral, Kazakhstan.  
Club / TeamDynamo: Oral, KAZ  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursHe holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2015)  
Most influential person in careerHis mother, and his coach. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2015, 10 Dec 2015)  
HobbiesPlaying computer games. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 5000m relay at the 2011 Asian Winter Games in Astana, Kazakhstan, finishing fourth in the 5000m relay at the 2011 World Junior Championships in Courmayeur, Italy, and finishing fifth in the 5000m relay at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2015)  
Hero / IdolUS boxer Muhammad Ali, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2015)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2017 Winter World University Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and to compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2015)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 World Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall32  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall56  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m1  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m2  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m2  
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m4  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m4  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m5  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay6  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay6  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay7  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 5000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m8  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m8  
    2014/2015 Dresden 5000m Relay15  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m18  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m18  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m20  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m30  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m30  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m31  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m31  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m32  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m33  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m33  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m34  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m37  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m38  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m38  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m41  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m50  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m51  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m58  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m62  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m69  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m84  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m88  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m78  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m91  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m93  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m110  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m119