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Kazakhstan Aims to Send 90+ Athletes to Paris 2024 Summer Olympics

By Vusala Abbasova March 17, 2024

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The country’s athletes have so far secured 25 quota places in 8 different disciplines, including archery, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, modern pentathlon, shooting, taekwondo and wrestling. / Christophe Ena / AP Photo

The Kazakhstan Ministry of Tourism and Sports has announced plans to have more than 90 athletes at the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics, the prestigious global sporting event.

During a recent meeting of the headquarters for preparations for the Paris 2024 Olympics, Serik Zharaspayev, Deputy Minister of Tourism and Sports, expressed optimism about Kazakhstan’s participation.

“Traditionally, Kazakhstan is represented across 23-26 sports at the Olympic Games,” Zharaspayev stated, as quoted by Kazinform on Friday. “We are planning to keep the figure this year. There are plans to earn over 90 Olympic licenses.”

To support its athletes in their pursuit of Olympic glory, Kazakhstan has allocated approximately 600 million tenge, or $1.3 million, to ensure they have the necessary resources and facilities leading up to the Paris Olympics.

The country’s athletes have so far secured 25 quota places in 8 different disciplines, including archery, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, modern pentathlon, shooting, taekwondo and wrestling.

The 33rd Summer Olympics is scheduled to take place from July 26 through August 11 in the French capital city, with some events beginning on July 24. The Paris 2024 Games will witness the introduction of new competitions and four additional disciplines, namely breaking, sport climbing, skateboarding, and surfing.