Kazakhstan expects to get 100 Olympic licenses

01.02.2012 13:31

ASTANA. February 1. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ "117 Kazakhstan's athletes will compete for the London 2012 Olympic Games licenses," chairman of Kazakhstan's Sports and Physical Culture Agency Talgat Yermegiyaev told an enlarged broad meeting in Astana.

"Last year Kazakh sportsmen have already obtained 46 Olympic licenses. We plan to win about 100 licenses and show better results at summer Olympic Games in London as compared to the Beijing Olympic Games. In 2011 Kazakhstanis grabbed 527 medals at large, including 164 gold, 159 silver and 198 bronze medals.