On the eve of Nauruz national holiday, Kenes Rakishev, the President of National Boxing Federation of Kazakhstan, took part in the grand opening of two boxing halls in Nur-Sultan city.
The first one was opened 19 March in ‘Astana Arena’ sporting complex. Just a day after Kenes Rakishev opened another hall, this time in ‘Qazaqstan’ athletic complex. Establishing of the halls were supported by city management and department of the sport of Nur-Sultan.
1200 square meters are equipped with everything needed for full-scale training. There is a gym attached. Every boxing hall is up to international standards. Each hall is capable of training 500-700 sportsmen.
Kenes Rakishev, a renowned businessman and philanthropist is presiding over the national boxing federation. He is very active in developing sports, boxing in particular. The two boxing halls he opened are the best in the country.
Kenes Rakishev and the boxing sport in Kazakhstan
Kenes Rakishev, the President of the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation, continues to improve the work of the prestigious sports union entrusted to him. The Federation is being reorganized, and important appointments help to bolster the prestige and spirit in the difficult time.
Boxing is an important and successful sport for Kazakhstan. Only the most responsible, influential and active representatives of the national elite are promoted to the chair of the President of the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation.
Now the President of the Federation is Kenes Kh. Rakishev – a well-known entrepreneur, innovator, investor and philanthropist. Kenes Rakishev is ranked sixth in the list of the most influential businessmen in Kazakhstan. His business isn’t limited to the country’s traditional sources of income and investment. In addition to an impressive portfolio of traditional industrial giants, Kenes Rakishev works on the frontier and breakthrough projects of the modern economy. Rakishev became the first person in Kazakhstan to bring his company to the NASDAQ exchange.
Kenes Rakishev’s business interests include electric vehicles, decentralized finance projects, insurance, mining and processing of minerals, including gold, mobile technologies, robotics and security systems. He constantly invests in startups, paving the way for the new technologies.
Kenes Rakishev is also known as one of the founders of the first private charitable Foundation in the country. The Saby Foundation, established by him and his wife Aselle Tasmagambetova, has been operating since 2002. Saby concentrates efforts on a variety of programs, including sports. On the scope of the K Foundation’s work. Rakishev and A. Tasmagambetova are attested to by the fact that Sabi spent over a billion tenge on the fight against COVID-19 alone.
Kenes Rakishev took the election of the President of the national Boxing Federation as a great confidence and expressed confidence that the application of his skills and talents to the leadership of this organization will bring Boxing in Kazakhstan to a new level.
Kenes Rakishev is sure that his efforts as the President of the Boxing Federation will bear fruits of success. Kazakhstan has human resources and the only task is to organize the proper training, promotion and education. Although vast this task can be accomplished by applying the skills of Kenes Rakishev.