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Kazatomprom Sports Contest: from uranium ores to Olympic results

14 July 2023
Kazatomprom Sports Contest: from uranium ores to Olympic results

A large–scale sports event - the XXII Sports Contest of NAC Kazatomprom JSC, dedicated to the celebration of the company's birthday, has ended in Astana. Employees of the nuclear holding enterprises from all over Kazakhstan met in the capital to show spectacular games and find out who will be the winner.

For five days, almost 1,000 athletes from 23 teams competed for the title of champion in 9 sports: mini-football, athletics, volleyball, badminton, arm wrestling, table tennis, basketball, chess and esports (FIFA).

In each discipline, athletes demonstrated fair fight, excellent athletic training, skill and will to win.

According to the results of the competition, leaders in all sports were identified. UMP JSC team won in the team competition, JV SMCC LLP team took the second place, and JV Inkai LLP took the third place.

This year the award ceremony was special, famous political figures and eminent athletes of Kazakhstan - deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Pavel Kazantsev, the Chair of the Kazakhstan Union of Athletes, Master of Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan in boxing, Azamat Karlygashev, 2012 Olympic boxing champion, Serik Sapiyev, four-time world champion weightlifting, Ilya Ilyin came to congratulate the staff of the atomic holding company together with the top management of Kazatomprom. The guests of honor presented cups and medals to the winners and prize-winners of the Sports Contest.

"It is symbolic that today we celebrate the birthday of our company and honor the winners of the Sports Contest. 26 years ago, the glorious history of the formation of Kazatomprom has begun, and for many years now we have been confidently heading towards maintaining our leading positions on the world stage. I would like to express my gratitude to the entire team for their conscientious work and high professionalism," Yerzhan Mukanov, CEO of Kazatomprom said at the closing ceremony of the event. – "The Company pays great attention to the support of a healthy lifestyle. These days we watched the exciting games and the vivid emotions of our athletes with great interest. The Kazatomprom Sports Contest is about fortitude, about the will to win, about an active lifestyle, about love for the company and for sports. I congratulate all the participants of the sports festival, which year after year unites the hearts of all employees of the nuclear holding and inspires each of us to new sporting achievements."  

As part of the competition, all teams showed a decent level of athletic training and high results. Participants of the grandiose sports event will take away with them not only cups and medals, but also an energy boost and a good mood. The winners in the individual and team competitions will take part in the Sports Contest of Samruk-Kazyna JSC.

For more information, please contact:

Kazatomprom Public Relations and Media Inquiries

Sabina Kumurbekova, Director, Public Relations

Gazhaiyp Kumisbek, Chief Expert, Public Relations

Tel.: +7 7172 45 80 22

Email: pr@kazatomprom.kz

Kazatomprom Investor Relations Inquiries

Yerlan Magzumov, Director, Investor Relations

Tel.: +7 7172 45 81 80 / 69

Email: ir@kazatomprom.kz

About Kazatomprom

Kazatomprom is the largest uranium producer in the world with natural uranium production in proportion to the Company's participatory interest in the amount of about 22% of the total global primary uranium production in 2022. The group has the largest uranium reserve base in the industry. Kazatomprom, together with subsidiaries, affiliates and joint organizations, is developing 26 deposits combined into 14 uranium mining enterprises. All uranium mining enterprises are located on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan and when mine uranium use in-situ recovery technology, paying particular attention to best HSE practices and means (ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 certified).

Kazatomprom's securities are listed on the London Stock Exchange, the Astana International Exchange and the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange. Kazatomprom is the National Atomic Company of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and the main customers of the group are operators of nuclear generating capacities, and the main export markets for products are China, South and East Asia, North America and Europe. The Group sells uranium and uranium products under long-term and short-term contracts, as well as on the spot market directly from its corporate centre in Astana, Kazakhstan, as well as through a trading subsidiary in Switzerland, Trading House KazakAtom (THK).

For more information, please, visit our website http://www.kazatomprom.kz

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